Inducted to the Walk of Fame on May 14, 2004 with 1 star. Comments
Quick Facts
Born:
May 1,
New York City, New York, USA
Education:
Univ of Miami, FL, & Univ of Houston, TX
Ethnicity:
Caucasian

Steve Edwards is an icon of Los Angeles television with thirty years of hosting such high visibility shows as AM Los Angeles, Two on The Town and for the past 15 years, Good Day LA. From 2001-2005, he hosted GDLA's nationally-syndicated companion show, Good Day Live, which aired on many Fox-owned and affiliated stations. Edwards is known for hosting many different shows with varied formats in Los Angeles with a sense of humor and encyclopedic knowledge.

Edwards began his broadcasting career after graduating from the University of Miami and attending the University of Houston. His first broadcasting job was in the late 1960s with KMSC radio station in Clear Lake City. He quickly moved up to Houston radio station KTRH, where he hosted a popular night call-in show. While in Houston, he also worked at CBS television affiliate KHOU-TV, where he was a news anchor and hosted talk popular shows on the station. He had a three run in Chicago for a time in the mid 1970 as the host of the highly successful AM Chicago and Friday Night with Steve Edwards. In 1978, Edwards finally came to Los Angeles, where he worked at CBS-owned KNXT, in which he hosted infotainment programs such as Two On The Town with Connie Chung and later Melody Rogers and his own self-titled talk show. While at the station, he served as their entertainment editor, reviewing movies, television, and the arts and as a weatherman. He also worked on The Baxters, an experimental sitcom produced by Norman Lear and was lead host on the variety show ON Stage America.

He did Entertainment Tonight for one season, and moved to KABC-TV in 1984. At KABC, he hosted the top rated A.M. Los Angeles along with Hollywood Closeup and an afternoon show 3:30 which gave way to the Oprah Winfrey show.

Through these years he was a talk radio host for KABC with both the issues driven Steve Edwards Show and Sports Talk.

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