Before he was a vice presidential candidate, Indiana's governor, or a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Mike Pence was a radio show host.
He used "The Mike Pence Show" in the 1990s to help springboard his political career in the 2000s. Politico notes that he used the radio show to talk to everyday Hoosiers. He learned how to talk to listeners (and later, potential voters) in ways they could relate to. This was his last show: