These now well know TV talk show hosts didn’t start out in TV. In fact, they got their start in radio. Mostly working for college radio stations while attending school. Take a look at these celebrities that we may not have known got their start behind the mic.
Carson Daly started as a DJ for a SoCal radio station, 106.7 KROQ-FM
Luda worked first as an intern the then became a radio DJ for then Hot 97.5 in Atlanta. His on air name was “Chris Lova Lova.”
Letterman stared his career during his college years as on on air announcer and newscaster for a student-run station, WBST. He would eventually be fired from that gig and go on to work at WAGO-AM 570.
Wendy Williams was a student in Boston at Northeastern University in the 80’s. While there she was a DJ for radio station, WRBB
Oprah's first radio gig was for WVOL, a Nashville radio station. She was hired to read the news, which she loved. She worked as a radio newsperson in high school and for two years in college.
After graduating from high school, Clark attended Syracuse University. While there he worked part-time as a DJ at a student-run radio station