From hosting, to radio personality, to executive producer, there aren’t many areas of entertainment that Ryan Seacrest has not dabbled in. Seacrest was afforded the lead host of one of the nation’s most-watched television shows, American Idol. This breakthrough role brought much attention to other areas where Seacrest was featured. His radio production, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, saw a favorable increase in weekly listeners. This increase landed this radio production on a national ranking system within the top-40 of all radio shows.
On TV, Seacrest can be found as a lead host for the television network, E! Seacrest plays host to the New Year’s Eve bash each year. Live with Ryan and Kelly is his daytime, talk-show. These features mark for appearance across the networks of ABC and E! Apart from being featured on-screen, his production company has an influential role on these mentioned networks. Keeping Up with the Kardashians is one of this company’s largest claims to fame.
When Ryan isn’t being featured in the spotlight, he is spending time working with his charitable organization. The Ryan Seacrest Foundation helps provide opportunities for children and families to explore the wonders of radio, multimedia, broadcasting, and programming. The foundation has helped place learning centers within pediatric care facilities, influencing patients to gain first-hand experience within facilities that foster learning. Seacrest Studios is the established building platform that brings these opportunities to these patients. Patients are allowed to work with journalism students and art majors to perfect their craft at music video cutting, learning the process of DJ’ing as a radio host, and a bevy of other opportunities. The foundation also works to help children gain access to scholarships and schooling opportunities to foster their learning within the arts.