Ed Greenberger anchors our 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm newscasts. Since joining Spectrum News in 2013, Ed has won a Lone Star Emmy, two Edward R. Murrow Awards and several Texas Associated Press Broadcasters awards for reporting and anchoring. He also received a Lone Star Emmy nomination for anchoring. Ed’s story about the survivors of the 1966 University of Texas Tower shooting won a Murrow Award for feature reporting and a Lone Star Emmy for serious feature. He also won a Murrow Award for his story about a Secretariat descendant that nearly died from neglect.
Ed has been a broadcast journalist for two decades. He has interviewed Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and several members of Congress. Prior to Spectrum News, he was an award-winning anchor in South Bend, Indiana. Before that, Ed worked as a sports anchor and reporter in West Palm Beach, Florida. There, he worked for all three stations in town. During his time in south Florida, Ed covered Super Bowls, the Masters, BCS national championship games and the Daytona 500. His most memorable sports interviews include Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Gary Player, Bill Murray, Bobby Bowden, Steve Spurrier and Dan Marino. Ed also interviewed Longhorn legend Ricky Williams on a weekly basis when Ricky played for the Dolphins.
Ed began his broadcasting career as a sports update anchor at WQAM Radio in Miami. He also worked as a sports anchor in Idaho Falls, Idaho and spent a year as the lead reporter at MoneywatchTV.com, a TV show that aired nationally on PAX-TV.
Ed is a graduate of the University of Miami with degrees in broadcast journalism and political science. Outside of work, you might find Ed inventing a new board game, presiding over his 28-year-old fantasy football league or writing a screenplay that’s sure to remain unproduced.
Ed is thrilled to be living in Austin as a part of the Spectrum News team. Rest assured, he is having no trouble keeping Austin weird – just ask his wife and two daughters.