Cenk Uygur is host of “The Young Turks,” the first ever live, daily Web television talk show. “The Young Turks” is the largest online news show in the world, and one of the Top 50 YouTube Partners, with more than 30 million views a month and a half a billion video views total on “The Young Turks” on YouTube Channel. Uygur is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and Columbia University Law School. He worked as a lawyer, television writer and television host before starting “The Young Turks.” Uygur also contributes to The Huffington Post, Daily Kos, ABC News and Politico.
“The Young Turks” has received numerous awards, including: a 2011 People’s Voice Webby Award for Best News & Politics: Series; a 2011 News/Politics Shorty Award; the Best Political Podcast Award, 2009; and The Best Political News Site at the 2009 Mashable Awards. “The Young Turks” is the flagship show of the TYT Network, which includes What the Flick?!, TYT University, TYT Sports, TYT Interviews, TYT Shows and The Top Vlog.