Some talk radio hosts include Howard Stern, James Lipton, Al Franken, Rush Limbaugh and Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Fred Grandy, Sally Jessy Raphael, Don Imus and Ed Schultz are also talk radio hosts.
Howard Stern is one of America's best-known talk radio hosts. He is also a disk jockey, author and television personality. Stern began his radio career by volunteering at Boston University's college radio station. In the mid-1980s, Stern got his own show in New York on WXRK, also known as K-ROCK. With Robin Quivers and producer Gary "Baba Booey" Dell'Abate, Stern's program drew millions of listeners with its shocking content and suggestive themes.
Al Franken joined liberal talk-radio station Air America in 2004 after a successful career as a comedian. He left the show in 2007 to pursue politics, eventually becoming a U.S. Senator representing Minnesota.
Rush Limbaugh is the conservative talk show host of The Rush Limbaugh Show. The show began broadcasting in 1988 and is syndicated across the United States. As of 2015, it is credited as the highest-rated talk radio program in America
Dr. Ruth Westheimer began her career in the 1970s with a weekly 15-minute show called "Sexually Speaking." Following an initial success, the show was expanded to one hour.