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Bob Edwards

Member of the National Radio Hall of Fame; First Satellite Radio Broadcaster

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 Bob Edwards Biography

In a career that has lasted more than 30 years, Bob Edwards has interviewed nearly 20,000 news makers.

Born May 15, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky, Edwards spent the early part of his career as a newscaster for Indiana station WHEL/New Albany, followed by a stint in Korea with Armed Forces Radio and Television. Edwards was working for WTOP/Washington when he joined National Public Radio in 1974. Later that year, Edwards was asked to join Susan Stamberg as co-host of a new NPR news program, All Things Considered.

In 1979, NPR launched Morning Edition, a morning companion show in the style of All Things Considered. Edwards was asked to host the show for the first 30 days until a permanent replacement could be found. In fact, Edwards served as the host for nearly 25 years. During his tenure on Morning Edition, Edwards won two Gabriel Awards from the National Catholic Association of Broadcasters, in addition to the Alfred I. du Pont-Columbia University Award in 1995 and a Peabody Award in 1999.

Edwards stepped down as host of Morning Edition on April 30, 2004. Later that year, Edwards moved to XM Satellite Radio to launch The Bob Edwards Show. Bob Edwards was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2004.

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  • Radio Broadcasting

  • Fridays with Red

  • Morning Edition

  • All Things Considered

  • Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism

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Member of the National Radio Hall of Fame; First Satellite Radio Broadcaster

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Bob Edwards Biography

In a career that has lasted more than 30 years, Bob Edwards has interviewed nearly 20,000 news makers.

Born May 15, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky, Edwards spent the early part of his career as a newscaster for Indiana station WHEL/New Albany, followed by a stint in Korea with Armed Forces Radio and Television. Edwards was working for WTOP/Washington when he joined National Public Radio in 1974. Later that year, Edwards was asked to join Susan Stamberg as co-host of a new NPR news program, All Things Considered.

In 1979, NPR launched Morning Edition, a morning companion show in the style of All Things Considered. Edwards was asked to host the show for the first 30 days until a permanent replacement could be found. In fact, Edwards served as the host for nearly 25 years. During his tenure on Morning Edition, Edwards won two Gabriel Awards from the National Catholic Association of Broadcasters, in addition to the Alfred I. du Pont-Columbia University Award in 1995 and a Peabody Award in 1999.

Edwards stepped down as host of Morning Edition on April 30, 2004. Later that year, Edwards moved to XM Satellite Radio to launch The Bob Edwards Show. Bob Edwards was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2004.

Bob Edwards Speaking Topics

  • Radio Broadcasting

  • Fridays with Red

  • Morning Edition

  • All Things Considered

  • Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism

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  • How to book Bob Edwards?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bob Edwards for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Bob Edwards, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bob Edwards or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bob Edwards?

    Booking fees for Bob Edwards, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bob Edwards, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bob Edwards?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bob Edwards for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bob Edwards for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bob Edwards or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bob Edwards or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bob Edwards is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Radio Broadcasting, Fridays with Red, Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism. The estimated speaking fee range to book Bob Edwards for your event is available upon request. Bob Edwards generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Steve Inskeep, Peter Sagal, Susan Stamberg, Karen Hunter and Joe Madison. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bob Edwards for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bob Edwards Speaking Topics

  • Radio Broadcasting

  • Fridays with Red

  • Morning Edition

  • All Things Considered

  • Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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