Hard hitting, inspiring, intelligent, honest, and direct: these are some of the words used to describe the style and approach of Emmy award-winning broadcaster Ed Gordon.Known for his stellar interaction with newsmakers from the worlds of politics, entertainment, and sports.
Gordon is host and executive producer of the nationally syndicated one-on-one program Conversations with Ed Gordon. The signature program allows Gordon to bring newsmakers and celebrities up-close and personal to viewers. Over the years guests have included: Oprah Winfrey, Denzel Washington, Kevin Hart, Steve Harvey, Janet Jackson, Bill Clinton, and Beyonce, among many others.
Gordon also can be heard twice a week on The Steve Harvey Morning Show where he conducts interviews with top newsmakers of the day and gives his perspective on current national headlines. He is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio program WEEKend WITH ED GORDON. The 2-hour program is a mix of talk, information, entertainment, and music. It’s been called “a fun, smart radio show for grown folks.”
Gordon continues to be on the forefront of news. He conducted one-on-one interviews with President Barack Obama during his historic presidency. Gordon also anchored BET’s coverage of the important 2012 Presidential election, Obama’s second inauguration, Nelson Mandela’s funeral from South Africa, and the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington.
Gordon distinguished himself during two stints at BET. He’s had many roles at the network including host of BET Tonight, anchor of BET News, and creator of his signature one-on-one series Conversation with Ed Gordon. Gordon has been a contributing correspondent for CBS’ 60 Minutes II, and a contributor for NBC’s Today Show, and Dateline.
In addition to an Emmy, Gordon is the recipient of a NAACP Image Award and Journalist of the Year Award from the National Association of Black Journalists.