newscaster http://wrkf.org en 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