Kangas, former “Nightly Business Report” anchor, dies at 79

Chris Roush

Chris Roush is the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He was previously Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a former business journalist for Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is the author of the leading business reporting textbook "Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication" and "Thinking Things Over," a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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4 Responses

  1. Gloria Rand says:

    I had the privilege of being Paul’s stocks producer at NBR and everything said in this article is true. I remember his quick wit and impressive financial knowledge. He was one of a kind and will be missed!

  2. 12th Man says:

    Public TV may of lost another member of it’s family in Paul Kangas, but we will forever have “The Best of Good Buys.”

  3. Juan Valladares says:

    I had the honor of working with him for 8 years. Paul was a class act and a friend. Best of goodbyes, my friend.

  4. ASHLEY says:


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