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Steve Edwards (born Steven Edward Schwartz in 1948 New York Citymarker) is an American broadcast personality based in Los Angeles, Californiamarker. Edwards is currently the lead anchor/host of Good Day L.A., a morning news and infotainment program that airs on Fox-owned KTTVmarker in Los Angeles. 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 frequently featured in movies and television playing a reporter or news anchor.

Edwards began his broadcasting career after graduating from the University of Miamimarker (earning a degree in history) and attending the University of Houstonmarker (unfinished work on a master's degree in clinical psychology). His first broadcasting job was in the mid-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 Houstonmarker, he also worked at CBS television affiliate KHOU-TVmarker, where he was a news anchor and hosted talk shows on the station. He hosted a show in Chicago for a time in the 1970s. In 1978, Edwards finally came to Los Angeles, where he worked at CBS-owned KNXT (now KCBS-TVmarker), where he hosted infotainment programs such as Two On The Town with Connie Chung) 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.

He lasted at Entertainment Tonight for one season, and moved to KABC-TVmarker in 1984. At KABC, he hosted A.M. Los Angeles (which was modeled after by the show that replaced it-- Live with Regis & Kathie Lee) and its shorter-lived afternoon companion show,330--later replaced by The Oprah Winfrey Show in Fall 1986. A.M. Los Angeles was cancelled in 1991 due to rising production costs. Edwards joined KABC's sister AMmarker radio station in October 1990, where hosted a variety of shows for the station, including a sports-talk show that began in 1994, titled "Sportstalk 790."

Edwards got back into local television in 1993-1994, where he hosted Live in L.A., an infotainment program on KCAL-TVmarker Channel 9. Edwards finally arrived at his current position as lead anchor and host of KTTV's "Good Day L.A." in 1995, which has battled KTLAmarker's Morning News for the top local morning program in the Los Angeles area.

Clips of Edwards getting cranky are frequently featured on The Soup.

In 1977, Edwards hosted a failed pilot called Get Rich Quick!, possibly an inspiration to the bonus round of Chain Reaction, and Go

He is not related to game show host Geoff Edwards.

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