Radio and TV personality Sally Jesse Raphael began her career. After studying at Columbia University and at the Actor’s Studio in New York, Raphael worked in numerous broadcasting jobs before landing and anchor position for a Miami morning TV show and hosting an afternoon radio interview show. By 1976, she was still hosting a New York radio show when she talked away a smile radio call-in show. Finally finding her niche, her career skyrocketed into shows for TV versions in 1983. With more than 30 years and broadcasting, Raphael is the recipient of a 1989 Emmy Award for outstanding talk show host and a 1990 Emmy for the best talk show.