Paul Kangas

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Paul Kangas
Paul Henry Kangas

(1937-04-14)April 14, 1937
DiedFebruary 28, 2017(2017-02-28) (aged 79)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
OccupationBusiness broadcaster
Notable credit(s)
Co-anchor of Nightly Business Report

Paul Henry Kangas (April 14, 1937 – February 28, 2017) was an American broadcaster. He was born in Houghton, Michigan. He was the co-anchor of the PBS television program Nightly Business Report, a role he held since 1979 through December 31, 2009.[1] He is best known for signing off each NBR broadcast with "I'm Paul Kangas, wishing all of you the best of good buys!" (a pun on "the best of goodbyes").

Kangas died on February 28, 2017 in Miami, Florida from complications of Parkinson's disease and prostate cancer, aged 79.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Stelter, Brian (May 6, 2009). "Co-Anchor Is Leaving PBS Program on Business". NY Times. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  2. Cohen, Howard (March 2, 2017). "'Nightly Business Report' anchor Paul Kangas dies at 79". Miami Herald. Retrieved March 2, 2017.