Maria Teresa Ruta
Maria Teresa Ruta won Miss Muretto at 16 and started to work as a fashion model, background actress and film stand in. Her first experience as conductor was in 1984, the year in which she earned her first Telegatto for “Caccia al 13”. Together with Sandro Ciotti she conducted “Domenica Sportiva” (1986-1991), a show that won 4 Telegatti awards. In 1991 she went on to “Il Processo del Lunedì” as reporter and conducted six editions of “Zecchino d'Oro” (1989-1994). Subsequently, she shelved football to concentrate on entertainment programs, such as “Giochi senza frontiere” (1992-1993) and “Uno per tutti” (1993-1994). In 1994 she conducted “Uno Mattina Estate” together with her husband Amedeo Goria and then conducted the winder edition of “Uno Mattina” with Ludovico Di Meo. She moved to Canale 5 in the autumn of 1997 and conducted cooking and wellbeing shows such as “Vivere bene” and “A tu per tu” with Antonella Clerici and then with Gianfranco Funari. In 2000-2001 she conducted the last edition of the historical quiz show “The price is right” on Rete 4. In the early 2000s she also participated in television dramas such as “Un posto al sole”, in 2002-2003 she was a reporter for “Quelli che... il calcio”. She participated in the first edition of the successful reality show “L'isola dei famosi” (2003) on Rai 2 conducted by Simona Ventura with record ratings.