Arthur Kent Journalist

Arthur Kent (born December 27, 1953 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian television journalist. He rose to international prominence during the 1991 Persian Gulf War during which he acquired the nickname "The Scud Stud". He is the brother of Canada's Minister of the Environment Peter Kent and Alberta jurist Madam Justice C. Adele Kent. Kent was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta to the late Arthur Parker Kent, who worked for Southam Newspaper Group and retired as associated editor of the Calgary Herald. Kent graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and worked as an independent journalist and later with Canadian media outlets during the 1980s. He worked at NBC as a foreign correspondent and host of Dateline NBC from 1989 to 1992. After a contract dispute with NBC, he was fired in August 1992. He subsequently sued NBC for breach of contract, fraud, and defamation, a case that was settled in March 1994. Under the terms of the agreement, NBC paid Kent an undisclosed amount, and retracted prior statements about Kent and the dispute.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 27th, 1953
Place of birth
Medicine Hat




1. Carleton University Colleges/University

Carleton University is a comprehensive university located in the capital of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. The enabling legislation is The Carleton University Act, 1952, S.O. 1952. Founded as a small college in 1942, Carleton now offers over 65 programs in a diverse range of disciplines. Carleton has been consistently ranked among the top ten comprehensive universities in Canada. Carleton University is home to more than 2,000 part-time and full-time faculty members and more than 25,000 students. Carleton University offers programs that lead to a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree.

Type Public university
2013. 190 mil. $
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503 Tory Building, K1S 5B6 - Ottawa, Ontario
2013. 19,910
2012. 23,522
2010. 22,278
2013. 3,046
2012. 3,690
2010. 3,612
Local tuition
2013. 6.3 K $
2009. 15.1 K $
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Movies music contribution

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Directors Music co-contributors External resources
Life 101
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