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Cenk Uygur

Host and Founder, The Young Turks; CEO of TYT Network

As the CEO and host of the largest online news show in the world, Cenk Uygur connects with millennials by creating a digital campfire and maintains his position by shining light on news and politics through uncensored truth.

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Presentations by Cenk Uygur

Cenk Uygur is sought the nation over to address a wide range of audiences from Fortune 500 companies, leading tech companies, universities and educational groups, to international trade associations and more. He speaks on a wide variety of topics to include but not limited to:

  • Trends Among Millennials: Millennials in the workplace, media-consuming habits, political persuasion and much more.
  • Digital Media: Trends, current status and the possible future of media.
  • Progressive Politics: On issues of campaign finance reform, partisan politics, social issues, economic matters and foreign policy.
  • Civil Rights: On police brutality cases at home, how we treat detainees and foreign citizens and how African-Americans, Latinos, Muslims and gay Americans are treated in this country. Their different issues and ways to resolve them.
  • Religion: As a former Muslim and well-known atheist, Cenk Uygur has a unique perspective on religion as well as Muslim-American civil rights.
  • Small Business Owner: From starting his media business out of his living room 13 years ago to now employing 55­60 people, The Young Turks is the #1 digital news show in the world, beating CNN (#4) and ABC News (#3) among many others. How did Cenk build a David-like organization with very little capital that took down the Goliaths of old media?

Meet Cenk Uygur

As the CEO and host of the largest online news show in the world, Cenk Uygur connects with millennials by creating a digital campfire and maintains his position by shining light on news and politics through uncensored truth.

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.

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