In looking at an article on GQ pertaining to Ryan Seacrest, we can learn more about the background which cultures Seacrest and his drive. In first looking at the article and examining its structure we can find out some about Seacrest’s impressive list of job positions. Among the many things that take up his time throughout the year, being an American Idol host is just one of them. Other activities include hosting three radio shows, the red carpets for E, managing the production company he started, as well as the clothing line he started, and the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, as well as being the host to New Year’s Eve festivities which are broadcasted, live annually. When asked about how he managed to incorporate handling all of these tasks throughout a day, he went on to talk of how he was able to do so due to the proximity of many of his job positions such as the host of a television as well as radio show which both have sets in similar locations. Other things which allow Seacrest to juggle his work include a team of specialized individuals which report out to him daily via an e-mail which allows for him to brief on all of the occurrences of the day in the various divisions in which he works.
In taking a closer look at Seacrest we can learn more about his acclaim as well as his early life and path to his career. Seacrest was born on December 24th, of 1974 and went on to attend Dunwoody High School. This was where he first developed an interest in entertainment, when he got an internship at WSTR FM, in Atlanta, working under Tom Sullivan. Here, on a momentous day for Ryan, when the head DJ could not attend to his shift, he was able to first get his shot broadcasting for WSTR on the weekend overnight shift. This shift extended into a temporary employment even after Seacrest graduated. After this he went on to the University of Georgia to study journalism, while continuing his work with WSTR. Seacrest went on to leave the University of Georgia at 19, at which point he decided to move to Hollywood to pursue a career in the field of broadcasting. This career decision ended up paying off in the long run, as in the present day he is successful in broadcasting, receiving an Emmy Award nomination for American Idol as well as an Emmy Award win for producing Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.