despite TV exposure, Ryan Seacrest won’t leave radio, his “first love.”

despite TV exposure, Ryan Seacrest won’t leave radio, his “first love.”
Besides hosting American Idol, Ryan Seacrest hosts an afternoon radio show and a nationally syndicated show. He’s also the host of UPN’s Ultimate Revenge. But he tells the LA Times he has no plans to bail out of radio for TV, because “Radio has been my first love since I was a little boy. Radio certainly laid the foundation for my comfort on television.”

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.