User Profile for Cenk Uygur (cuygur)
Bio: Cenk Uyger
Cenk Uygur is co-host of The Young Turks on Air America Radio. The Young Turks was the first liberal radio show to air nationwide. The program was also the first original talk show for Sirius Satellite Radio and the first live internet TV show.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business and Columbia University Law School, Uygur joined the prestigious Philadelphia law firm of Drinker, Biddle & Reath in their Washington DC office. He then worked as an entertainment lawyer for Parcher, Hayes & Liebman in New York City.
Cenkâ€™s on-air career began as a weekend talk show host on WWRC radio in Washington, DC and WRKO radio in Boston, MA. He later worked as commentator, head writer and supervising producer of â€œThe Times,â€ the news show for WAMI-TV, the flagship station for Barry Dillerâ€™s USA Broadcasting in Miami, FL. From WAMI, Cenk moved to Sirius Satellite Radio where he started The Young Turks, along with co-host Ben Mankiewicz.
Joined: May 01 '07
Last login: Feb 19 '08