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Keith Olbermann Returns To TV: A Look Back At His Pre-Current Career (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 06/20/11 07:18 PM ET   Updated: 08/20/11 06:12 AM ET

Keith Olbermann's new show (premiering tonight on Current TV) marks just one of his many television ventures since he started in the late 1970s. From sports radio, to televised news programming, to cartoon voice overs, to more sports radio and news programming -- Olbermann's done it all, and often times on multiple occasions. Take a look at some of Olbermann's past positions below:


United Press International and the RKO Radio Network
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Fresh out of college, Olbermann started at the United Press International and the RKO Radio Network. He notably covered the Lake Placid Winter Olympics of 1980, where he wrote about the US hockey team defeating the Soviet team, famously dubbed the"Miracle on Ice."

Above: Olbermann as a college reporter (he enrolled at Cornell University in 1975 at the young age of 16).

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Filed by Emily Tess Katz  |