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Ryan Seacrest a Trusted Name on TV and Radio

Ryan Seacrest may just be the hardest working man in show business. A true entrepreneur, Seacrest has been a nationally-syndicated radio show host, a producer, a host of Live with Ryan and Kelly, top 40 radio countdown, , as well as the host of the popular American Idol series. He also owns a skin care and clothing line and runs the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, a non-profit organization that builds broadcast centers in pediatric hospitals that enable young patients to explore radio, TV and other media opportunities while returning to good health.

It seems like the sky’s the limit for Ryan Seacrest, it seems lie no matter where you look you see his face and hear his voice. He has even become the face of New Year’s Eve taking over the helm of the long running, Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Eve, when Clark was unable to continue the tradition. Knowing how important the show had become and not wanting it to fade into obscurity when Clark fell ill, Seacrest took over the show, but still pays tribute to Dick Clark. As the countdown begins each New Year’s Eve, Seacrest and invited guests celebrate the new year with music and entertainment.

Many people don’t realize that Seacrest also produces the popular show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Whether you love it or hate it, back in 2007, Ryan Seacrest thought a TV show about the professional and personal lives of the Kardashian/Jenner clan would keep TV viewers engaged. Throughout the series, many changes have taken place, marriages, divorces, children and even sex changes. To his credit, viewers were interested in the family and it began it’s 15th season in August 2018, making it one of the longest running reality TV shows in history.

In his Forbes profile, it shows that Ryan Seacrest was born in Dunwoody, Georgia, but has spent much of his adult life in Los Angeles until he signed up to co-host Ryan and Kelly, which necessitated a move to New York. No matter where he resides, we can always count on Seacrest on radio and TV.

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The Many Roles of Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest has been working within radio and TV for over 20 years. It started with being a host for Gladiators 2000 back in 1994. After hosting a few other shows he got a chance to be a host on a radio station in Los Angeles, 98.7 fm. This was where he hosted “Ryan Seacrest For the Ride Home”, which aired in the afternoon. In 2002, he started his hosting career with American Idol, which rose to popularity. In an article published at the Men’s Journal, it says that the American Idol allowed contestant to try out in a singing competition. Once they had made it onto the show American was allowed to vote for them. Ryan spent his time on there encouraging and supporting contestants and America on what they had voted or not voted.

Currently Ryan Seacrest is on “Live with Kelly and Ryan”. Ryan started this co-hosting position in 2017 and is still there currently. Ryan and Kelly will often start the show off by chatting about daily popular, world, or US events. As per Business of Fashion, after chatting about that for a while they will have guests that they interview. Sometimes they will have a game or something silly happening as well as the usual routine.

Ryan also currently hosts a radio show called “On Air with Ryan Seacrest“. This show happens at a different time during the day depending on the area that you live in. The show is a talk show with what is happening in Hollywood and the latest rumors. A very popular segment is “Tell me Something Good”. Callers will call in and say something good that has happened to them. Sometimes is ranges from they won their battle with cancer or they just had a child. Sometimes it is even they paid off student loans.

The Ryan Seacrest Foundation helps children, students and parents that have to stay in a hospital learn more about radio, television and new media. The Seacrest Studios allows people to explore how it works and what it takes to work in entertainment. Patients can create their own music or shows here. Sometimes celebrity interviews have happened, DJ’s perform and talk shows about sports have happened in the studios. This provides a great distraction for all.

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Jim Toner’s Journey to Success

With nearly three decades of experience in the real estate business, Jim Toner has made a lasting impact on the business. A successful entrepreneur, Toner has learned just what it takes to overcome adversity and succeed in this space. He has seen nearly every thing possible during his career, leading him to make some changes in his career path. He recently shared his experience and what he learned.

Jim Toner spent years in the real estate business. In 2010 some things began to change however, and he felt it was time for a change. Toner felt a national ‘guru’ was hurting his business along with his clients. This person stole money and basically caused Toner’s business to sink. It was the ultimate straw that broke the camel’s back. Toner decided to leave real estate and pursue other things.

This period of time became a much needed brake for Jim Toner. During this time he spent lots of hours helping business owners and entrepreneurs by giving them advice and guidance to improve their business. He even used this time to write a book titled ” Send in the Wolves.” The book was very successful landing at #1 on Amazon. Toner however never lost his passion for real estate. A call from a friend soon convinced him to make a return to the real estate world.

Toner’s return to real estate was not without some conditions. Toner had two conditions that he forced himself to keep when he returned. His conditions are as follows: He would always pick the market in which we would operate; He would recruit the best local investor in that town to operate his program. This set of standards has allowed Jim Toner (@thejimtoner) to re-enter the real state world and avoid the pitfall he had experienced previously. Today he is as successful and happy as ever.

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Ryan Seacrest Has Learned the Art of a Balanced Lifestyle

Typically, a day for Ryan Seacrest will begin as early as six o’clock in the morning. He begins with a shower and a shave, sips a cup of matcha tea, and then switches to coffee, before heading out the door. As the new co-host of “Live” alongside Kelly Ripa, he now has a much shorter commute from his apartment to the New York studio. It only takes about seven minutes from the Upper East Side, where he resides. While in the car with his driver, he will normally catch up on the morning news.

Ryan remains the host of American Idol, and he still continues his morning radio show “On Air with Ryan Seacrest.” He is the executive producer for the long-running reality show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” on the E! Network. He is also the founder and chairman of Ryan Seacrest Foundation, which he started as a way to help young children, who face life-threatening illnesses, to learn and play in multimedia centers; appropriately named Seacrest Studios. The foundation has 10 studios at children’s hospitals throughout the nation.

It’s hard to imagine having time to complete all of his many hosting duties and business responsibilities, yet Ryan Seacrest finds a way to do it all. He also remains committed to a fitness regimen. He has a few trainers to keep him motivated to stay physically fit. Ryan Seacrest will be the first person to admit that he indulges in more food and wine than he should sometimes, especially on weekends, but he has learned how to bounce right back to the gym. Although he declares that he’s mostly a vegan, Ryan loves to eat and isn’t shy about sharing with others. He’s usually picking up the dinner tab – sometimes paying the restaurant in advance.

Ryan Seacrest, now 43 years old, has learned how to slow down, while still being productive. He no longer responds to business issues reactively, but instead, he will choose a more measured approach. If there is something that can wait until later in the day or be scheduled, Ryan says that he will “queue” the task to be resolved at another time. His favorite words to use is “got it,” which means that he can “queue the issue” and then move on.

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Jay Z Throws Epic Birthday Celebration For Friend Juan ‘OG’ Perez

Roc A Fella CEO Jay Z made waves recently for the birthday bash he bankrolled for longtime friend Juan “OG” Perez. The night’s celebration reportedly set Hova back $113,000 and the small circle of family and friends that were present to celebrate Perez’ 50th birthday were said to have experienced a great time.

The night began at the Japanese restaurant Zuma where OG, his wife Desiree, Jay Z, and a handful of others enjoyed a $13,000 dinner that consisted of sushi, lobster, and steak. The next stop for the party was Made In America, a spot in Inwood that serves as both a restaurant and nightclub where $9,000 worth of drinks were consumed.

The highlight of the night was a trip to Playroom Nightclub where the party balled out of control with 40 bottles of champagne and a total bill of $91,000.

The friendship between Perez and Jay Z began back in 1996 when the two were introduced to each other by Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke, who is the co-founder of Roc A Fella records. Perez and Jay hit it off immediately and found that they had similar interests in entertainment, the NYC lifestyle, and sports.

Perez helped out with managing studios for Jay during the early years of their friendship before the two of them embarked on a business journey together in 2003 with the opening of a string of sports bars and lounges in the New York area. The sports bars became instant NYC favorites that were known for live music and celebrity guests.

Perez feels that the sports bars the two started eventually led to the deeper involvement that Jay has now with sports management. He explains that professional athletes would frequently enter the club and would sometimes solicit advice from Jay as well as himself. This, Perez says, led Jay to become convinced that there was room for his brand in the sports world.

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The Chainsmokers Show Much Love For Fellow Artist Avicii

Alex Pall and Drew Taggart the duo makes up the American DJ and production group the Chainsmokers. They were recently at The Billboard Music Awards, where thousands had come to see the performances and awards. The awards ceremonies took place in Las Vegas at the Grand Garden Arena. The duo was awarded the Top Dance/Electronic Act award. Among others that were at the gala with them was Halsey and Kelly Clarkson both famous singing sensations.

The ceremony had a somber tone when Avicci, a Swedish DJ and producer who was much loved in the community was honored. Avicci’s death was felt throughout the industry, struggling with mental problems and in the end taking his own life. The duo spoke about how Avicci had inspired and had touched so many artists inside EDM and that he meant so much to the community. Halsey who had sang on the Chainsmokers track “Closer” with Drew Taggart added “Everyone who worked with him would say he was such a joy and that makes his tragedy so much more painful. It is a reminder to all of us to be there and support and love our friends and family members who may be struggling with mental illness.”

When the Chainsmokers received their award, Taggart went on to say “We want to dedicate this award to Avicci, he is someone who made us believe that this is something we could do with our lives. Inspired all of us. Influenced our music and influenced pop music in general. He will be missed and I hope he has found peace.”

The Chainsmokers are a very talented duo and have had the honor of winning the 2017 Top Hot 100 Song. This year they presented the award to Luis Fonsi for “Despacito”. They have collaborated with Coldplay on the single “Something Just Like This” in February of 2017. The most recent work has been with Drew Love on the single “Somebody” which is building up to their next album release Sick Boy EP

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Celebrity Ryan Seacrest’s Philanthropic Hat

There is only one man in the entertainment industry who has not only worked in five different genres of the industry, but who is also paving the way for philanthropy and blazing a new trail for other celebrities to follow in his footsteps. This man is no other than Ryan Seacrest: the famed host of American Idol and the New York City New Year’s Eve ball dropping. Seacrest has opened up a flagship recording studio on the seventh floor of the Children’s Hospital of Orange County. The studio is frequented by many types of celebrities in the Los Angeles area, and is a place where children can learn the news, broadcasting, and entertainment side of the world in order to lift their spirits and give them hope for the future. The patients are allowed to make music videos on green screens, record songs, listen to interviews from the many celebrities who stopped by, meet and greet them, and hear live performances from the artists.

Celebrities who have stopped by include Selena Gomez, Danielle Bradbery, Drake Bell from the show Drake & Josh, Nick Jonas, Chris Martin of Coldplay, CeeLo Green, Jason Derulo, John Legend, Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson, Kylie and Kendall Jenner, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, and many more: All stop by for a visit.

The flagship studio has been so successful that Ryan has opened up ten more studios across the country. The locations of these newer studios include Dallas, Charlotte, Washington DC, Boston, Philadelphia, and others. Ryan Seacrest has a successful career in varied genres including radio, film, sports commentating (Superbowl), and even some producing … for which he has earned two Emmys. Ryan Seacrest is the producer of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jamie Oliver’s food Revolution, Married to Jonas, and Shahs of Sunset. The TV host‘s presence has even graced the likes of the movies Knocked Up, Get Smart starring Steve Carell, and he has been the voice of Butter Pants on Shrek Forever After.

Desiree Perez Saves Tidal From Its Waves

 

According to a report published by Rumor Mill on Friday, February 26, 2016, Jay-Z held meetings with Samsung with the objective of Taking Tidal, a music streaming company, off its hands. Samsung, a South-Korean firm collaborated with Jay-Z in the successful launching of Magna Carta Holy Grail and Roc Nation in 2013. According to a New York post by Claire Atkinson, there has been on and off talks to discuss the direction Samsung and Tidal are taking. In addition to this news, there are some rumors by HITS industry reporter called I.B Bad, on the possibility of Samsung having written a cheque to Kanye West following its collaboration in the long-awaited documentary dubbed The Life of Pablo.

 

Atkinson reports that Samsung is working on a massive project with Kanye, but they prefer keeping it a secret until further notice. I.B’s new magazine column points out Tidal’s $10 million contracts with North, apart from recent contributions by Rihanna, Beyonce and Kanye although they have not attracted new subscribers to the business. The entire future of Tidal depends on Desiree Perez’s involvement. Desiree Perez is Jay Z’s manager consistently working hard at ensuring Tidal, Roc Nation Sports, and Roc Nation land business deals. She is a tough negotiator; hence the bright future of Tidal.

 

Among the companies eyeing Tidal with the belief that their premium service can generate their independent music services are Google and Spotify. Spotify has had discussions with Tidal over producing a Tidal product powered by Spotify. A recent source explained the pressure and mission of Google and Spotify to merge with Tidal in business. According to reports, Tidal is in trouble, and Jay-Z has donated thousands of dollars to recuperate it. Another source said that Tidal received financing from prospective investors including SoftBank and Sprint. A music insider reporting for showbiz explained that Tidal needed a new home for it to stay alive. During its launch, Tidal managers approximated its worth to $250 million whereas its current value approximates $100m.

 

About Desiree Perez

Desiree Perez is closely associated with Jay Z. Desiree. He has worked with Jay-Z for over 20 years with successful working relations at SC Enterprises and Roc Nation Sports. Desiree is a tough and fierce business negotiator. Desiree’s history and street presentation beat that of Cookie Lyons’s Empire actor. Simply put, Desiree is a boss! She negotiated Beyonce’s Formation stadium tour besides winning Rihanna’s Samsung contract.

Reddit and Advertisers: A New Relationship

Reddit, the link-sharing message board and community, has been at the center of attention as CEOs have changed hands and new restrictions have been issued to users, leading to a revolt that highlighted the incendiary rhetoric of many on the site, placing its future as a place for investment and advertising in jeopardy.

In an interview with with CNBC, Bert Choi, of RPA, an advertising agency, noted that while the Reddit audience is atypical, made up of people who are highly informed and with particular, often niche, interests, they do provide a unique opportunity for the right kinds of advertisers. “And advertisements are of great interest to Reddit, as it is one of their greatest sources of income, but why are companies suddenly wary of advertising there?” asks Shaygan Kheradpir.

Victoria Taylor, a former talent director for Reddit was fired, which caused users to to gather in an uproar on their boards. Soon after, Ellen Pao, after enduring bouts of harassment fro users, resigned as CEO and was replaced by Steve Huffman, a co-founder of the site. And while this seeming return of control to the original creators calmed some of the tremors the site had been enduring, Huffman introduced new rules that would hopefully reduce the kind of harassing language and practices that followed the firings of Taylor and Pao. But users cried foul when these rules that restricted harassment and violent threats took aim at banning, spam, distribution of private information and sexually explicit content involving persons under the age of 18.

The late adoption of rules that are the mainstay of other sites’ terms of agreement, and Pao’s lawsuit over her firing, has made investors second guess if this is the right environment for their products to be showcased. Making matters more convoluted, Reddit relies heavily on volunteers to moderate their “subreddits” to make sure that these new rules are enforced, despite that many of these moderators are users that engaged in the backlash earlier this year.

Learn More About An Upcoming Episode Of “Becoming Us”

“Becoming Us” is a new show that is about a man who decides to transition into a woman, and his son Ben, who is a teenager, he’s having a hard time with the entire transition. The Show “Becoming Us”. Ben had decided to distance himself from his father, who is now known as Carly because he had a hard time with Carly’s transition. On an upcoming episode, Carly asks Ben to take a camping trip with her so they can bond. Ben seems to have a problem with letting go of his iPhone, which is something that many people can relate to today.

Brad Reifler agrees that many young kids out there today seem to be glued to their smartphones, and some even sleep with the phone beside them. Carly lets it be known that she wants quality time, and the phone is going to be a problem. You can even see a clip of the upcoming show on MTV News, and you clearly see that Ben has a problem letting go of his electronics. Although Ben has an issue with losing his father to a transition that he doesn’t fully understand, there is hope that Ben will accept his father for who he is going to be, which is Carly.

This show is something that can be very helpful for those who are going through the same trials and tribulations, especially those who don’t accept people who are different. The show airs on ABC Family, and it’s based on a family from Evanston, Illinois