Ed Harding has been a member of News Center 5 for almost 25 years and is an award-winning local journalist. Ed Harding has won a couple of awards, Among his many honors are three Boston/New England Emmys for Outstanding Anchor-News and two first-place Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Sound Bites awards for On-Air Personality.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Ed Harding was born on December 11, 1953, in Newton, Massachusetts, United States his age is 69 years old as of 2022 and he is known to be an American citizen by nationality and belongs to the Christianity religion.
Similarly, his birth sign is Sagittarius currently, he is living in Newton, Massachusetts. Harding was born into a wealthy family. Harding’s father’s name is Robert J. Harding who was the vice president and partner of Alpha Associates of Minneapolis.
However, there is no information available regarding Harding’s mother and siblings.
Talking about his educational background, Harding has done his schooling at a community school in Newton, Massachusetts. Later, he completed his graduation from Emerson College in Boston in 1975. Harding began his journalism career immediately after graduating.
Career and Professional Life
Regarding his career, Ed Harding is an award-winning local journalist who has been a co-anchor at News Center 5 for 25 years. In 1975, he began his broadcasting career as a sports director for WPTZ-TV.
Furthermore, In 1978, he worked as an anchor and sports director for WDSU-TV in New Orleans. Later, he joined WISH-TV as well, where he produced and presented the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. sportscasts with Tara Hastings.
He also gave live reporting and color commentary for Colts games on WIBC Radio. However, Ed ultimately became a weekend sports reporter for WCVB in 1988. Similarly, he then became the co-anchor of the Eye Opener broadcast in 2000.
He even participated in the January 2016 debut of WCVB’s News Center 5. Furthermore, he was given a wonderful opportunity to interview Governor Charlie Baker about his housing creation law.
Harding has not endorsed any brand till now and also has not promoted anything and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands.
Awards and Nomination
Ed has won a couple of awards, Among his many honors are three Boston/New England Emmys for Outstanding Anchor-News and two first-place Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Sound Bites awards for On-Air Personality.
In addition to that, while in the Midwest, he received two Indiana Associated Press honors. Likewise, he was even named Best TV Sportscaster by Indianapolis Magazine.
Harding had a long history in the media sector his estimated net worth is around $2 million he received an annual salary of $80k per year. Harding has earned his money through his profession as a co-anchor.
Harding has been married to Andrea Harding for almost two decades. However, their actual married date is unavailable. The couple has two grown-up children together.
Caitlin Harding(Daughter) and Adam Harding (son). His son Adam is the news anchor for WGCL-TV in Atlanta, which is his sister’s station of WCVB. His family resides in Massachusetts.
During his entire news anchoring career, Harding hasn’t been associated with any sorts of rumors or controversies. However, his daughter Caitlin Harding was charged with 10 counts, including aggravated rape of a child, rape of a minor by force, and indecent assault on a kid under the age of fourteen.
According to court filings, the 13-year-old accused victim was a student, and the attacks began during a summer trip to acquire an ice cream. Her lawyer, Brad Bailey, disputed the charges.
Caitlin quit her position in Hudson in 2013 and taught in Needham until 2017. According to records from a separate federal complaint, Caitlin was fired by Needham Schools after a teacher she was romantically associated with said the relationship was violent.
However, Caitlin refuted the allegations and sued the institution for wrongful discharge. But later on, the two struck an agreement.
However, Caitlin pleaded not guilty in court. In these criminal charges, Caitlin was freed on her recognizance. However, the Judge restricted her from contacting anyone under the age of 18 or anyone engaged in the case.
Talking about Harding’s height he is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 70kg. Moreover, Harding’s eye color is brown and his hair color is blonde. Also, Harding’s shoe size is 6(US).
Harding is very active on Twitter and his Twitter handle is @edwcvb which is followed by 11.2k followers. His Facebook account is @EdHardingWCVB and has 4k followers. Moreover, Harding is not available on Instagram.