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'Making Oprah' takes listeners behind the scenes of Oprah's hit daytime talk show, examining its rise and influence. 

Dec, 09, 2016

Oprah Winfrey is a living legend, it's fact that cannot be disputed. And her story is one that, no matter how many times you hear it, inspires awe––a true rags to riches story.

With The Oprah Winfrey Show, the media mogul launched a legacy. A new podcast takes a look at the revolutionary daytime talk show's rise to glory. 

WBEZ's Making Oprah, hosted by Jenn White and produced by Colin McNulty, goes behind the scenes with producers, TV executives, staffers, and even rival Phil Donahue. Oprah dishes on her iconic show and the work it took to turn the scrappy little program into a mega hit. 

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If you're hoping to land a job in media, this is a story you'll definitely want to hear. Check out the three-part podcast here.