The first time you heard of the name Ryan Seacrest was probably on American Idol. Well, this is not the only place he has worked. For an extended period, Ryan served as a Radio Host. The 43 years old- presenter was born in Atlanta. As from a young age, his interest in journalism was evident. He went to Dunwoody High school. While still a high school student, Ryan got a chance to intern at a radio station in Atlanta. Here, he learned numerous skills that have been helpful throughout his career. After finishing high school, he joined the University of Georgia where he studied journalism. At this point, he had terminated his internship at the radio station.
After finishing his bachelor’s degree, he moved to Hollywood in search of employment. He became a TV host in numerous programs such as Gladiators 2000 and a season of Radical Outdoor Challenge among other shows. American Idol became a great success with Seacrest as its co-host. Ryan Seacrest hosted this show for over a decade. It is this show that elevated his journalism career, and at some point, he became the most highly paid American television host. Parallel to hosting American Idol, Ryan Seacrest was also the host of a television program called New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. He was also the executive producer of this show. Currently, Ryan host two shows namely Knock Knock Live and Live with Kelly and Ryan.
Apart from being a television personality, Ryan also has a career as a producer and a radio host. He worked for a while with a Los Angeles Radio station before deciding to start his radio show, On Air with Ryan Seacrest. Seacrest is the producer and editor of E! News. He is also the producer of the famous reality series, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and the other shows by the Kardashian family.
Ryan Seacrest is the founder of Ryan Seacrest Foundation, a non- profit institution. It was established to positively impact the lives of youths and children through technology and entertainment.
The firm’s first agenda was to create broadcasting studios within hospitals. This was to create an entertainment platform for the patients. One might wonder why such an initiative is essential in a hospital. When patients get entertained, their minds get off the worry and become relaxed hence their healing process becomes fast. Their next agenda was to reach out to as many children who have an interest in journalism and give them a chance to work in real studios. If you want to help Ryan in helping these patients, go to facebook.com/ryanseacrest/ to know how