He began his broadcasting career as an intern at 88.5 KPLU-FM (now KNKX-FM) in Tacoma, Wash., a six-time Edward R. Murrow Award winning National Public Radio affiliate.
From there, Eddie went on to be a writer for KUSI-TV in San Diego, an independent station specializing in local news, state and national politics, and high school sports. While at KUSI, Eddie worked on the market’s highly rated 10:00 p.m. newscast, and helped put together feature stories and special segments with anchors and reporters.
Following his time in local news, Eddie joined the Emmy Award winning staff at Herring Networks as a reporter and producer. Eddie has written stories for hourly newscasts and the web, produced headline-based news programming, written and voiced compelling feature stories, produced political talk shows and assisted with managing the network’s digital content.
A story teller by nature, Eddie is also involved in other communication arts.
He works as the Media Specialist at Clairemont Lutheran Church, a mid-sized Christian congregation in San Diego, Calif., where he manages the church Social Media presence and Website, and does photography as well as video and audio editing. He has also helped develop an online presence for other congregations as well.
He also has a passion for the performing arts, including music performance. He is a vocalist and his main instruments are piano and organ.
Eddie is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, cum laude, with a minor in Business Administration. His additional studies included music, religion, philosophy and journalism. Eddie also completed graduate coursework in the study of Conflict and Negotiation. He is a member of the university’s Pinnacle Society for excellence in academic, campus and community leadership.
He also earned an Associate of Science in Business Management from San Diego Miramar College, and an Associate of Science in Information Management Technology from San Diego Mesa College, where he was a member and chapter officer of the prestigious Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.