Gary Ferrell also departed the company at this time. He works in post-production as a film colorist. InJim Wicks was named co-anchor, and moved from the flagship station of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto where he was main anchor. Moran developed the program concept and the editorial staff expanded to launch NBR.
Several additional members of the editorial staff were also fired.
Title cards and theme music[ edit ] The themes and bumper music that were used from January 22, to January 1, were composed by Edd Kalehoffalso known for themes on other television series and game shows.
NBR operates three reporting bureaus with full-time staff members as well as bureaus in Denver, Silicon Valley, and Phoenix operated in partnership with the public television stations in those markets. NBR is also seen internationally through Worldnetthe U.
On March 4,another new set of graphics was introduced, yet the theme music remained the same. This theme lasted until April 27, In a press release,  NBR Worldwide said the moves were " The first regular commentator on the program was Alan Greenspanthen a private economist, who remained as an NBR commentator until his appointment as Fed chief in The sale was first proposed in February.
Griffeth is reunited with his former Power Lunch co-anchor, Sue Herera, on this program. He has since left the television news business and returned to his motion picture career where he got his start. On April 30,a new virtual theme was introduced to the show with new graphics and music.
The program also announced the complete closing of its Chicago bureau, leaving it with staff reporters only in New York and Washington, D. Starting in January 22,NBR launched on public stations around the country. The longest-running theme, also composed by Kalehoff, was used from January 4, to November 15, History[ edit ] The idea for a business news program had come from Susan J.
Along with an update to the graphics and presentation, the theme was updated on November 18, and was used until January 1, Prior to co-anchoring Nightly Business Report, he was host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated financial television program First Business.
Paul Kangas was among the first to join, signing on as its stock market commentator. In JulyTom was named Managing Editor and Co-anchor, a newly combined position with both editorial and managerial responsibility.
Over the years, NBR has received numerous awards.When “Nightly Business Report” debuted in January on Miami WPBT2, Paul Kangas was its stock-market commentator. He moved into the anchor role ina position he held until retiring on. Mar 02, · Paul Kangas joined “Nightly Business Report,” television’s first daily business news show, inand became a mainstay of the program.
The former long-time co-anchor of Nightly Business Report Paul Kangas passed away on Tuesday at the age of He was a pioneer in broadcast business news.
May 07, · Paul Kangas, the co-anchor of “Nightly Business Report,” said he was leaving in part to reduce the pressure of the daily deadlines.
Paul Kangas, a stockbroker who helped pioneer television’s first daily business news show, died on Tuesday in Miami, the New York Times reported. He was Kangas was the Miami-based co-anchor of the PBS television program “Nightly Business Report,” a role he held fromwhen the show was.
Paul Kangas's last broadcast for Nightly Business Report was on December 31,ending a year run. The following week, on January 4,Tom Hudson took over as NBR's anchor, broadcasting from Miami  and reporting on topics such as Federal Reserve interest rate policy, corporate governance and shareholder activism as well as.Download