Wait Wait http://wrkf.org en 'I've Enjoyed Every Minute Of It': Carl Kasell On His 60 Years In Radio http://wrkf.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. Sat, 17 May 2014 14:49:59 +0000 NPR Staff 26720 at http://wrkf.org 'I've Enjoyed Every Minute Of It': Carl Kasell On His 60 Years In Radio Carl Kasell: Newscaster, Scorekeeper, Legendary Hugger http://wrkf.org/post/carl-kasell-newscaster-scorekeeper-legendary-hugger <p>Carl Kasell spent 30 years delivering newscasts every hour in the morning for <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122017544">NPR</a>. But it's his role as the official judge and scorekeeper on the quiz show <em>Wait, Wait… Don't Tell Me! </em>that made him a public radio icon.</p><p>In <em><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119793136588435187.html">The Wall Street Journal</a></em>, <em>Wait, Wait </em>Host Peter Sagal called Kasell the world's greatest straight man.</p><p>But now that he's retired from newscasting, how does he keep up with the news?</p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:41:52 +0000 Amy Jeffries 16257 at http://wrkf.org Carl Kasell: Newscaster, Scorekeeper, Legendary Hugger