14 July 1944 |
Urawa, Saitama, Japan
|Occupation||TV and radio presenter|
|Notable credit(s)||The Best Ten, News Station|
The Best Ten
Kume was the first host of popular music show The Best Ten from 1978 to 1985.
Kume was the news anchor on TV Asahi's national evening news programme News Station from its start on 7 October 1985 until it ended on 26 March 2004 and was replaced by Hōdō Station. The show revolutionized news reporting in Japan, and achieved an average of 20 million viewers each night.
Return to TBS Radio
- Oshare Kaiwa Nyūmon (おしゃれ会話入門?), Seishun, 1978
- Sizuru ha Ikaga (シズルはいかが?), Keibunsha, January 1984, ISBN 978-4-7669-0137-5
- Mō Ichido Yomu "Oshare Kaiwa Nyūmon" (もう一度読む「おしゃれ会話入門」?), Seishun Super Books, September 1997, ISBN 978-4-413-06272-5
- Saigo no Bansan (最後の晩餐?, "The Last Supper"), Shueisha, April 1999, ISBN 978-4-08-774386-9
- Misuteriasu Kekkon (ミステリアスな結婚?, "Mysterious Marriage"), Sekaibunka, March 2001, ISBN 978-4-418-01204-6
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- "News Station" (in Japanese). Japan: TV Asahi Corporation. 2004. Archived from the original on 31 October 2007. Retrieved 19 June 2011.
- Pharr, Susan J.; Krauss, Ellis S. (1996), Media and politics in Japan, USA: University of Hawaii Press, pp. 170–172, ISBN 0-8248-1761-3
- 久米宏 ラジオなんですけど [Hiroshi Kume radio show]. TBS Radio (in Japanese). Japan: TBS Radio & Communications Inc. 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2011.
- 久米宏のテレビってヤツは!? [Hiroshi Kume's Terebitte Yatsu wa?]. MBS (in Japanese). Japan: Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc. 2011. Archived from the original on 17 September 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2011.