Carl Kasell News & Bio

Name:Carl Kasell
Hometown:Goldsboro, NC
High School:Goldsboro
Born:April 2, 1934
Died:April 17, 2018
Notes:Radio Newscaster

March 13, 1953: Carl Kasell and Charles Kuralt Help Launch WUNC-FM
On March 13, 1953, UNC students Carl Kasell and Charles Kuralt stepped up to the microphone for WUNC’s inaugural FM broadcast. After getting its start...

225 Years of Tar Heels: Carl Kasell
Long before National Public Radio’s lucky listeners could win Carl Kasell’s voice on their answering machine, he was helping put what would become one of...

The Life And Legacy Of Newscaster Carl Kasell
Our interactive timeline looks back at the life and career of WUNC alumnus Carl Kasell...

Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster and co-founder of WUNC, dies at 84
Every weekday for more than three decades, his baritone steadied our mornings. Even in moments of chaos and crisis, Carl Kasell brought unflappable authority to...

On his retirement, a fond farewell to UNC alum Carl Kasell of NPR’s ‘Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me’
We knew Carl Kasell’s last taping of “Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me” was going to be a big deal, which is so not Carl. After 16...

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