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Cenk Uygur

Host & Founder
The Young Turks

Cenk Uygur is the host and founder of The Young Turks, the largest online news show in the world, and CEO of TYT Network. Before founding The Young Turks, Uygur graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. With a passion for policy, he moved directly into Columbia University Law School. Upon fulfilling a degree in law, he made great strides in the entertainment industry, landing a position as host on MSNBC Live and heading The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur on Current TV. Uygur is still a vital part to TYT Network, which has a verified global audience of more than 150 million views a month and three billion total video views, making it one of the most-watched online news networks in the world. Leading the teleprompter-free show every weekday, thousands of people stream live to listen to his opinion on topics within news and politics. Outside of his own show, he has also appeared numerous times on CNN,Headline News,E!,Al Jazeera, ABC News, Voice of America, NPR and FOX News Channel. Uygur is among the top five most popular bloggers on The Huffington Post and is heading the era of politics on YouTube.