Magazine article ADWEEK

The TV Personality and Radio Host (and Mr. Mariah Carey) Has Two Phones but Don't Mistake Him for a Mobile-Only Guy

Magazine article ADWEEK

The TV Personality and Radio Host (and Mr. Mariah Carey) Has Two Phones but Don't Mistake Him for a Mobile-Only Guy

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Who Nick Cannon

Age 31

Accomplishments Appears as Calvin on NBC's Up All Night; host of America's Got Talent, Rollin' With Nick Cannon morning show on New York's CBS 92.3 NOW FM, and syndicated Top 40 weekend show Cannon's Countdown; chairman of TeenNick

Base Los Angeles and New York City

What's the first information you consume in the morning?

My morning is probably everybody else's middle of the night. When I'm on the East Coast, I'm up at 3:30 a.m., and on the West Coast, I'm up at 1 a.m. to start my morning show. The first thing I'm on is the Internet--Twitter, then nypost.com.

What do you read or watch or listen to at the breakfast table?

I'm always having breakfast during my show, so that's usually the time when I'm looking through my blog. I eat nothing but junk food every morning--Laffy Taffy and Sweet Tarts. I mean, I'm doing a morning show for four hours and I have to act crazy.

What occupies your mind in the car, on the subway, train, or bus?

I drive to work, going over records that I've produced or some of my artists. It's really my quiet time when I can focus in.

Are you a TV junkie or on an airtime-restricted diet?

I actually do watch quite a bit of TV. But it's not really the normal stuff--I don't watch a bunch of sitcoms. I'm always watching docuseries. I love the Biography channel, the Science channel, and the National Geographic channel.

If you're a couch potato, what do you watch, and how: TV, laptop, or tablet? …

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