Created Oct 10, 2013

Ed Schultz

Ed Schultz was the host of The Ed Show from April 2009 to July 2015. more

Ed is a broadcasting veteran of 30 years and the radio industry's top-rated progressive talker. Schultz also serves as the host of the syndicated radio program "The Ed Schultz Show," which airs live on weekdays from noon – 3 p.m. ET. Schultz's radio program has a weekly audience of more than 3 million listeners on 100 stations across the country. Schultz has been the breakthrough talent in an industry dominated by conservative voices. As an avid voice for the middle class, he brings his hard-hitting style to MSNBC.

Schultz has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a team that won two Marconi Radio Awards and a prestigious Peabody Award. He has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers magazine. In 2007, Schultz was nominated for Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.

He is the author of "Killer Politics" (2010) and "Straight Talk from the Heartland" (2004).

Schultz is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he led the nation in passing and achieved All-American status as a quarterback at MSUM. Schultz and his wife Wendy have six children. His son Dave Schultz is a professional golfer. He shares his passion for hunting, fishing, and flying with his large family.