Journalist, CNN

As the former host of CNN's Larry King Live, Larry King has been a mainstay in network broadcasting for over 50 years. The Emmy Award-winning host of CNN's highest-rated program, Larry King has been dubbed "the most remarkable talk-show host on TV ever" by TV Guide and "master of the mike" by TIME magazine. Larry King Live debuted on CNN in June 1985, featuring its now-famous mix of celebrity interviews, political debates and topical discussions. He has done more than 50,000 interviews throughout his half century in broadcasting, including exclusive sit-downs with every US president since Gerald Ford. Larry King has won several prestigious awards including the Allen H. Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism.