Ed is a native Nashvillian and host classical music on 91.1 weekday afternoons. He also worked as a board operator and announcer at the Talking Library, a radio reading service for the visually impaired. He joined the staff in 1997 while working at the Ben West Library Children's Division where he performed marionette shows with the Tom Tichenor marionettes.
Ed and his wife Michele share their home with dogs and cats that they have rescued from the streets. Ed is a collector of antique bicycles, Japanese motorcycles, scooters, radios and air-cooled Volkswagens.