Matt Sky and Larry King (host of Politicking on Ora.Tv
) discuss a wide range of topics including the future of journalism, technology, Twitter, Piers Morgan, what Larry King would ask Kim Jong-un in an interview, and what it's like meeting Vladimir Putin. We also get a chance to look at Larry King's cell phone (hint: it's not a fancy smartphone).
As a living legend, Larry King has mastered the art of the modern TV interview. His continued passion for the field, and his curiosity about the world we live in is infectious.
More about Politicking from Ora.Tv:
- The legendary Larry King brings you inside the political arena every week on PoliticKING. With headline-making personalities...The hottest issues...Behind-the-scenes scoops and no-hold-bars debates...No one does politics like the King.
- Larry King's latest interviews can be seen here.
- Larry King can also be followed on Twitter @kingsthings.
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Awards and nominations:
King has received many broadcasting awards. He won the Peabody Award for Excellence in broadcasting for both his radio (1982) and television (1992) shows. He has also won 10 CableACE awards for Best Interviewer and for Best Talk Show Series.
In 1989, King was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame, and in 1996 to the Broadcasters' Hall of Fame. In 2002, the industry publication Talkers Magazine named King both the fourth-greatest radio talk show host of all time and the top television talk show host of all time.
In 1994, King received the Scopus Award from the American Friends of Hebrew University. In June 1998, he received an Honorary Degree from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, for his life achievements.
He was given the Golden Mike Award for Lifetime Achievement in January 2009, by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California.
King is an honorary member of the Rotary Club of Beverly Hills. He is also a recipient of the President's Award honoring his impact on media from the Los Angeles Press Club in 2006.
King is the first recipient of the Arizona State University Hugh Downs Award for Communication Excellence, presented April 11, 2007, via satellite by Downs himself. Downs sported red suspenders for the event and turned the tables on King by asking "very tough questions" about King's best, worst and most influential interviews during King's 50 years in broadcasting.