Reha Muhtar

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Reha Muhtar
Born (1959-07-21) 21 July 1959 (age 58)
Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Alma mater TED Ankara Koleji
Occupation Anchorman, columnist, television reporter

Reha Muhtar (born 21 July 1959 in Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish anchorman, columnist and television reporter[1] of Iraqi Turkmen descent.

He was first seen on TV as TRT's reporter from Athens, Greece. Later he started hosting a debate program "Ateş Hattı" for the same channel.[2] Later, on the private channel Show TV as an anchorman, he gained national fame. His chaotic, no-holds-barred news making, remarks and most importantly the bizarre questions he asked his guests made him a phenomenon in Turkey. Some regard him as the man, who changed the face of evening news forever in the country.[citation needed] He is also famous for his pumpkin argument with news audiences on Show TV.

He has hosted a talk show on Show TV with other Turkish celebrities Hülya Avşar, he is currently working as a columnist for a Turkish newspaper, Vatan.


  1. ^ "Reha Muhtar" (in Turkish). Biyografi. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Reha Muhtar cevap verdi". Gerçek Gündem. 22 February 2011. Retrieved 19 March 2011.