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She was then recruited to join Richard Sher as co-host of WJZ's local talk show People Are Talking, which premiered on August 14, 1978.
She also hosted the local version of Dialing for Dollars.
She moved to Baltimore's WJZ-TV in 1976 to co-anchor the six o'clock news.
In 1977, she was removed as co-anchor and worked lower profile positions at the station.
Winfrey became an honors student, was voted Most Popular Girl, and joined her high school speech team at East Nashville High School, placing second in the nation in dramatic interpretation.
She won an oratory contest, which secured her a full scholarship to Tennessee State University, a historically black institution, where she studied communication.
The movie critic Roger Ebert persuaded her to sign a syndication deal with King World.
Though criticized for unleashing a confession culture, promoting controversial self-help ideas, Her mother, Vernita Lee (born c. Winfrey's biological father is usually noted as Vernon Winfrey (born c.