Rawls College of Business Hosts Former CNN Financial Journalist

Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business will host Myron Kandel, founding financial editor of CNN. As one of the founders, he pioneered financial news on television and served as an economic commentator for 25 years.

WHAT: Rawls College of Business Chief Executives’ Roundtable Speaker Series

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday (April 6)

WHERE: Merket Alumni Center, Tech Texas Campus, 17th Street and University Avenue

EVENT: Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business will host Myron Kandel, founding financial editor of CNN. As one of the founders, he pioneered financial news on television and served as an economic commentator for 25 years.

In 2000, he was named one of the 10 most influential financial journalists of the 20th century. He previously served as the financial editor of the Washington Star, the New York Herald Tribune and the New York Post. He was also a reporter for the New York Times, a foreign correspondent for the Herald Tribune and a syndicated newspaper columnist and editor of the New York Law Journal.

In 1982, Kandel wrote the book, “How to Cash in on the Coming Stock Market Boom,” which accurately forecast the biggest bull market in American history.

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CONTACT: Alice Oles, alumni/public relations unit coordinator, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3940 or alice.oles@ttu.edu.