Ed Harding Wiki: Age, Wife, Daughter, Salary All Revealed

By Staff Writer | On: 19 Dec, 2018
Ed Harding Wiki: Age, Wife, Daughter, Salary All Revealed

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1953-12-11
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Andrea Harding
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Adam Harding(Son)
Height 5 Feet 5 Inches (1.65 Meters)
Education Emerson College
Siblings Eleanor Harding, Evelyn Harding(Sisters)
Parents John Harding(Father), Laura Harding(Mother)

Ed Harding is an award-winning local journalist, who has already contributed 25 years to NewsCenter 5 as co-anchor.

He started his broadcasting career as sports director for WPTZ-TV in 1975. Then, he served as an anchor and sports director for WDSU-TV in New Orleans in 1978. It wasn't long before the sports anchor joined WISH-TV along with Tara Hastings, he produced and anchored the 6 PM and 11 PM sportscasts. He also provided live reports and color commentary on WIBC Radio for Colts games.

Ed eventually joined WCVB as a weekend sports reporter in 1988. He, later, took the position of co-anchor of EyeOpener newscast in 2000. He even helped in the launch of WCVB’s NewsCenter 5 in January 2016.

In April 2019, WCVB was honored with three National Headliner Awards, four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and a national Gracie Award for journalistic excellence.

The Boston’s broadcast and digital media leader won this year's ratings period finishing #1 in 9 of 10 newscasts in Adults 25-54, Total Viewers, and Households. As an integral part of the system, it was an honor for him as well. 

From his job at WCVB, the anchor earned an average salary of $124K. However, the figure for his salary might even get bigger as regards to their recent triumph. 

More to this, he got a golden opportunity to interview the governor Charlie Baker, to address his housing production bill. He talked about how he is against the Lawmakers ' remounting efforts to amend the constitution to impose a surtax on households with income above $1 million.

On top of that, he has received several awards for his contribution to his career. He won two Indiana Associated Press awards while in the Midwest. He was even named Best TV Sportscaster by Indianapolis Magazine. He also won two New England / Boston Emmy awards for Best Anchor-News. And, he achieved the first place Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Sound Bites award for On-Air Personality. 

Ed Harding's Wiki, Age & Height

Ed was born in 1953 in Newton, Massachusetts. He celebrates his birthday every 11 December. At the age of 65, Ed stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.67 meters). When he was a kid, Ed dreamed of becoming a catcher for the baseball team, Boston Red Sox.

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But, he abandoned the dream when he realized that he couldn’t run quickly enough to catch fastballs. However, when he was doing a reporting assignment, he shared the field with the Red Sox after they won the 2007 World Series.

According to his wiki, the first job that Ed did was in the seafood and deli department at Shaw’s Market in Newton. He maintained his strong educational background and graduated from Emerson College in Boston.

Ed's Wife, Family

His family is something Ed never gets tired of showing off. He is a loving husband to his gorgeous wife and a proud father of his son and daughter. His wife, Andrea Halper Harding is an animal hospital administrator whereas his daughter, Caitlin is a teacher in Needham. She is a genius herself who won the 'Needham's Spelling Bee' making her dad to talk about it even on Twitter.

His son, Adam on the other hand, was quick to follow in his steps to journalism. Adam is an Emmy-winning television news reporter, working for the CBS affiliate in Atlanta. And, Ed is more than willing to share his proud dad moments in his social media sites.

Ed shares glimpses of his day on Father’s day with his son and daughter on 17 June 2018 (Photo: Ed Harding’s Twitter)

While Ed openly flaunts his fatherly moments, he also shows his husbandly side once in a while. He celebrates his wedding anniversary with his wife every 31st of October.

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When a viewer asked about his anniversary on Twitter, he replied with great enthusiasm and said that his ‘wife deserved a closet full of medals.’ He never hesitates to credit his wife for being the reason behind his success.

Everything considered, there is no doubt that Ed is more than happy to be a family person.