The selection of the name The Young Turks reflects the definition provided in American Heritage Dictionary. Young Turk (n.) 1. Young, progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement or political party. 2. Young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations. The selection of this name does not refer to any specific, historical incarnation of The Young Turks.
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The main show The Young Turks hosted by Cenk Uygur is live daily at 6pm PT at http://www.youtube.com/theyoungturks.
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The founder of The Young Turks and host of the main show is Cenk Uygur (“Jenk Yooger”). Cenk (@cenkuygur) graduated with a business major from the University of Pennsylvania and earned a law degree from Columbia University. After working unhappily as a lawyer, Cenk pursued his passion and dream to start a talk show. The Young Turks was a pioneering liberal politics show on Sirius Satellite Radio, a fixture on Air America, and in 2005 became the first daily, online video show. Cenk has also been a host on MSNBC and CurrentTV.
Ana Kasparian (@anakasparian) has an MS in policial science from California State University – Northridge and has been a co-host on TYT since 2006.
Jesus Godoy (@rocknroll_jesus) and Jayar Jackson (@jayarjackson) began as unpaid interns with The Young Turks in 2002 and have been producers of the show ever since. Dave Koller (@davekoller) was a co-founder of TYT after leaving a career in environmental consulting and insurance. Steven Oh (@stevenoh88) joined the TYT executive staff in 2010 as COO.
John Iadarola (@jiadarola)is the host of TYTU, with frequent appearances on other shows. Rick Strom (@rickstrom) is the force behind TYT Sports. Ben Mankiewicz (@benmank77) is the weekend host of Turner Classic Movies, and hosts What the Flick?! and TYT Sports. Jimmy Dore (@jimmy_dore) and David Rubin (@rubinreport) host their own shows, The Jimmy Dore Show and Rubin Report, on TYT Network. Kim Horcher (@kimscorcher) is a TYTU regular, host of Nerd Alert and TYT producer. Mark Register (@mark_register) is the technical director at TYT. Irina Nichita is the Senior Producer of the main show. Amir, Ali , Tim (@timmyfrisch), Elle, Andrew, Laurence, Tim again (@oneofmetwo) and Bert are editors and graphic artists and stage hands and producers. Tom Hanc (@tytmedia) is the Producer of Pop Trigger and Director of New Media (although there is no OLD media at TYT). Aaron Wysocki (@aaronwysocki) works for TYT in Pittsburgh as Director of Marketing. Praveen Singh handles publicity and marketing. Malcolm Fleschner (@cultureshlock) produces The Point. Christopher Eller is the web developer responsible for this website.