Media Matters

Cenk Uygur of MSNBC Live and The Young Turks


Cenk Uygur is host of The Young Turks, the first ever live, daily web television talk show. The show has partnership deals on the web with You Tube, AOL, and The Young Turks is one of the Top 100 You Tube Partners, with over 8 million views a month on their You Tube Channel. The Young Turks premiered on Sirius Satellite Radio in the first quarter of 2002 as the platform's first original program before moving to XM Satellite Radio in 2006. Cenk Uygur is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business and Columbia University Law School. He worked as a lawyer, television writer and television host before starting The Young Turks. Cenk also blogs on Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Politico, and AOL's Hot Seat. Cenk has appeared on CNN dozens of times and also had numerous appearances on MSNBC Live, CNN Headline News, E! Entertainment Channel, Al Jazeera, ABC News, Voice of America, NPR and even Fox News Channel.