Carl Kasell http://wunc.org en Carl Kasell Helps With Surprise Marriage Proposal http://wunc.org/post/carl-kasell-helps-surprise-marriage-proposal <p>Six months before Faith Kline met Howie Sanborn she devised a list with 126 points on it; criteria that her future husband would have to match before she said, "I do."</p><p>And then, the two saw each other across some bike racks on a cold March morning in 2012. Howie was participating in a triathlon. He thought she was cute. She remembers his twinkling eyes.</p><p>The problem was, Faith was there to watch her friend's children during the race and Howie wasn't sure - Were those Faith's kids? Was she with that other guy?</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:28:33 +0000 Carol Jackson 39334 at http://wunc.org Carl Kasell Helps With Surprise Marriage Proposal 'I've Enjoyed Every Minute Of It': Carl Kasell On His 60 Years In Radio http://wunc.org/post/ive-enjoyed-every-minute-it-carl-kasell-his-60-years-radio Carl Kasell — the official judge and scorekeeper of the NPR quiz show <em>Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!</em> — is stepping down after more than 60 years in radio. While you'll still hear him from time to time as he eases into the role as scorekeeper emeritus, his final broadcast airs on Saturday and Sunday.<p>Kasell recently had a cameo on <em>The Simpsons, </em>and since that's the pinnacle of any career, this seemed like a good moment to look back on his many decades in broadcast.<p>Kasell dreamed of being on the radio since he was a kid. Fri, 16 May 2014 13:45:04 +0000 NPR Staff 35611 at http://wunc.org 'I've Enjoyed Every Minute Of It': Carl Kasell On His 60 Years In Radio Carl Kasell's Curious Connection With Another Broadcasting Legend http://wunc.org/post/carl-kasells-curious-connection-another-broadcasting-legend <p></p><p>Carl Kasell and Charles Kuralt&nbsp; have a curious connection.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:47:35 +0000 Carol Jackson 31546 at http://wunc.org Carl Kasell's Curious Connection With Another Broadcasting Legend Carl Kasell Announces Retirement: Here Are 3 Things You Might Not Know About Him http://wunc.org/post/carl-kasell-announces-retirement-here-are-3-things-you-might-not-know-about-him <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carl </span>Kasell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was the voice of NPR News for thirty years. He's in the National Radio Hall of Fame. In later life, he found fame as the official scorekeeper and voice of the popular weekend show Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! </span><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/03/04/285780588/after-five-decade-career-nprs-carl-kasell-will-retire" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kasell announced his retirement Tuesday.</a></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:59:50 +0000 Carol Jackson & Nancy Wang 31427 at http://wunc.org Carl Kasell Announces Retirement: Here Are 3 Things You Might Not Know About Him Happy Birthday, Carl Kasell http://wunc.org/post/happy-birthday-carl-kasell Perhaps you've heard on <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/" target="_self">Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!</a> </em>that Carl Kasell, the show's official judge and scorekeeper, has a few magic tricks up his sleeves. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:43:40 +0000 editor 13031 at http://wunc.org Happy Birthday, Carl Kasell NC Press Association Honors Carl Kasell http://wunc.org/post/nc-press-association-honors-carl-kasell <p>At their most recent Annual Meeting, The <a href="http://www.ncpress.com/">North Carolina Press Association</a> named Carl Kasell the 2013 North Carolinian of the Year.</p><p>Originally from Goldsboro, Kasell is known for his life-long career in radio broadcasting. He also helped found WUNC while in college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. &nbsp;Kasell spent 30 years as a newscaster for National Public Radio’s <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/morning-edition/">Morning Edition</a></em>, and he currently works on the popular radio news quiz show <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/">Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!</a></em>, in addition to being an ambassador for NPR.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:18:00 +0000 Laura Candler 12507 at http://wunc.org NC Press Association Honors Carl Kasell