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Tom Hudson, co-anchor on Nightly Business Report, is moderating a panel at LitLive on March 27th

 Hudson Tom Hudson, co-anchor on Nightly Business Report, is moderating Broward Public Library Foundation’s LitLive! panel at Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library on Sunday, March 27th.

LitLive! is an annual event of the Broward Public Library Foundation. The event provides  the community with an opportunity to meet 21 outstanding authors and ask questions about their books. The day includes panel discussions, book signings and lectures.

DuranDuranRS The event is from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology 
Center on the Davie campus of Nova Southeastern University. Tom Hudson’s panel discussion on the topic Hanging Tough will begin at 2:15 pm. Hudson’s panel will include authors Lee Kravitz, Rob Sheffield and Caitlin Shetterly. Feast Logo_2011

LitLive! is sponsored in part by WPBT2.  For more information visit

Just one heck of a way to say good-bye

There he is, 'NBR's' Paul Kangas, smiling broadly 

Dec 11, 2009

For three decades, Paul Kangas has loomed large over the national business scene in a figurative sense, and for 15 minutes last month, he did so literally.

On Nov. 24, a seven-story-tall image of Kangas, the soon-to-retire host of PBS's "Nightly Business Report," appeared on the NASDAQ tower in Times Square.

The bespectacled anchor smiled out over Manhattan.

Below his tie, at the bottom of the sign, in all white letters, were the words: "We wish Paul Kangas the best of goodbyes." Below that were the "NBR" and PBS logos. 

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Nightly Business Report Anchor Paul Kangas and Founder Linda O’Bryon Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards




New York - December 7, 2009 - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting in a luncheon ceremony at Fordham University in New York City.  Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting were presented in eight categories recognizing outstanding achievement in business & financial reporting telecast or webcast from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. Winners of two Emmy® Award categories for promotional announcements were also announced.


In addition, the Lifetime Achievement Award in Business & Financial Reporting was presented to Paul Kangas, Anchor and Financial Commentator for PBS’ Nightly Business Report, and Linda O’Bryon, the founder of the pioneering business news broadcast and now Chief Content Officer of Northern California Public Broadcasting.  Presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to Kangas and O’Bryon were Rodney Ward Executive Editor of Nightly Business Report and Senior Vice President of NBR Enterprises; Steve Forbes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine; and Paula Kerger, President and Chief Executive Officer of PBS.


Also among the speakers were Herb Granath, Chairman of the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences; and Bill Small, Chairman of the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, who presented the awards on behalf of the Academy.


A list of winners for the 7th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting is also available on the NATAS website,

Avoiding Scams in Retirement

In this report from Nightly Business Report's "Get Your Finances Ready for Retirement" series, Connie Hicks explains why retirees need to be diligent to avoid becoming victims of scams.

"Get Your Finances Ready for Retirement" is a year-long series designed to help soon-to-be and recent retirees make the financial transition from work life to retirement life.