Actress, author and Emmy-nominated television talk show host Wendy Williams is one of the most successful and recognizable personalities on daytime television today.
Yet in this 2014 interview, Williams says that she did not foresee a successful run on television for herself after a remarkable, nearly two-decade radio career that earned her an induction into the National Radio Hall Of Fame in 2009.
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R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.
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