The Oprah Winfrey And Degeneres Show Essay

939 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
Everybody in America watches their favorite talk show hosts. For some viewers may perhaps watch “The Oprah Winfrey Show” or “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”. Both Winfrey and DeGeneres have many similarities and differences, for example; they have different life stories and their personality as talk shows hosts are very much different. The similarities for Winfrey and DeGeneres are actresses and make donations to various charities.
Oprah Winfrey is known as one the most successful talk show host in television. Her life experience proves that she can achieve her goals and become a talented, independent woman. Winfrey became a college student at Tennessee State University and began working part-time at a local radio station in Nashville. As she continued to go to school and still working part-time at the radio station, she received an offer from a local TV station, WTVF in Tennessee, as an evening reporter/news anchor. Winfrey became the youngest and first African-American news anchor in Tennessee. Oprah left Tennessee and moved to Baltimore in 1976, where she was a co-anchor on WJZ-TV. In Pat Colander’s article in The New York Times, Winfrey was recruited by a Chicago TV station to host her new morning show “AM Chicago”. Oprah’s success was going very well for her as she got a leading role in the movie “The Color Purple” as Sofie. She also was an executive co-producer of it. After her role in “The Color Purple,” she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.…

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