Ed is married to Robin. They reside in Kenner. They have five wonderful children and a grandson on the way.

Ed has been sports director at WGNO TV since 1992. He was voted a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Press Club of New Orleans in 2014. Ed is a two-time Louisiana Sportscaster of the year, as awarded by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

Ed is a member of the Archbishop Rummel Athletic Hall of Fame and the De La Salle Athletics Hall of Fame. He is a 1975 Rummel graduate and 1979 graduate of Loyola University. Ed is a voter for the Heisman Trophy and the Wooden Award.

Ed is the creator of Friday Night Football, one of the premier high school football shows in the nation. He and JT Curtis will mark 24 years as co-hosts in the 2015 season.

Ed also serves as co-host and producer of Friday Night Fastball, presented by Delgado Community College. He co-hosts the program with Delgado director of athletics and head baseball coach Joe Scheuermann.

He and Riverside basketball coach Timmy Byrd serves as co-tournament directors of the one of the best high school basketball tournaments in the country, the AllState Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic. Ed and Brother Martin baseball coach Mark Wisniewski serve as tournament directors for the WGNO baseball classic, an annual high school tournament featuring some of the best prep baseball teams in Louisiana.

Ed has 35 years of experience in Louisiana television, including the last 33 in his hometown.

When the Saints were born in 1967, Ed and his Dad were in the south end zone at Tulane stadium as John Gilliam returned the opening kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams.

Louisiana has, and always will be, home.


Recent Articles
  • O’Neill, Curtis combine on one hitter as Patriots top Rummel

    Logan O’Neill and Michael Curtis were a combination too tough for Rummel to solve Tuesday at Kirsch-Rooney. The pair combined on a one hitter as the Patriots defeat Rummel 8-1 in the Catholic League opener for both schools. Lance Johnson’s RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the 9th broke up the combined no hit bid and shutout. Here’s the highlights from WGNO Sports. Rummel’s 4 game win streak was snapped. Collin Guggenheim had three hits for John […]

  • Editorial: Dunleavy out at Tulane, what’s next for struggling Wave basketball program?

    When he arrived at Tulane University, Mike Dunleavy touted his ability to get players to the NBA. But, Dunleavy was never able to fill the biggest pre-requisite for a college job. That is the ability to recruit quality players. Local coaches will tell you that there are plenty of good players in the state of Louisiana. But, Tulane wasn’t successful recruiting them. Saturday, Tulane made it official, moving on from Dunleavy after a disastrous third season. Tulane lost its last […]

  • Tigers prep for SEC tournament, Smart not cleared to play, yet

    LSU freshman guard Javonte Smart was not yet cleared to play in the SEC tournament but did practice with the team Tuesday. LSU plays Friday in the SEC quarterfinals. Smart’s recruiting was discussed by suspended head coach Will Wade in an FBI wiretap, according to a report from Yahoo sports. Wade is allegedly quoted as saying he made a “strong &$(# offer.” Here’s the latest from Baton Rouge with WGNO Sports Director Ed Daniels.

  • Hall pass: new Tulane offensive coordinator says Wave not good offense, “yet”

    It was the first day of spring football, and for the Tulane offense hope springs eternal. New offensive coordinator Mike Hall was installing his up tempo offense, one that includes #1, wide receiver Jalen McCleskey. McCleskey, the son of assistant coach JJ McCleskey, transferred from Oklahoma State. Hall said there’s a lot to absorb this spring. Graduate transfer, #58 center Christian Montano, had his first practice with the Green Wave. Tulane practices again Thursday morning. The spring game is scheduled […]

  • Great Scott: Adam Scott, Jason Day to pair at Zurich Classic of New Orleans

    Former Masters champion Adam Scott, has not played the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, until now. Scott will pair with Jason Day in the team competition at the TPC in Avondale, April 22nd thru April 28th. The announcement was made Tuesday at a press conference by Fore Kids Foundation CEO Steve Worthy, who runs the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Scott won the Masters in 2013. He tied for second at the British Open a year earlier. The media was […]

  • Backfield in motion: Murray in, Ingram out

    The Saints and Mark Ingram will apparently part ways after 8 seasons. The Saints reportedly reached a four year, $14 million contract agreement with free agent running back Latavius Murray of the Minnesota Vikings. This likely precludes any hopes of Ingram returning to the Saints. ESPN was the first to report that an agreement was reached between Murray and the Saints. Mark Ingram leaves as the club’s second all-time leading rusher with 6,007, only 89 yards shy of franchise leader […]

  • Ed-itorial: LSU already looking to a post Wade future

    When LSU suspended head coach Will Wade indefinitely, the school was already looking toward the future. It would be shocker if Wade ever returned to the bench at LSU. The biggest take from LSU’s statement announcing Wade’s suspension is the following snippet regarding the NCAA. “As we have done since media reports first surfaced months ago, we are closely coordinating with the NCAA with every step. They have our full cooperation and we will continue to report to them all […]

  • Bonnabel advances in 5A, Sophie B. Wright in 3A

    Here’s the highlights from Friday Night Sports, presented by Delgado Community College, education that works.

  • Country Day, Riverside advance to Division III semfinals

    Here’s the highlights from Friday Night Sports.

  • Brother Martin, Catholic BR advance to Division I Semifinals

    Here’s the highlights from Friday Night Sports presented by Delgado Community College, education that works. In the semfinals, St Aug will play Brother Martin. Catholic will play Scotlandville.

  • Former Karr Cougar Gerald Willis prepares for the NFL draft

    He’s in the WGNO Sportszone Wednesday night. Watch the WGNO Sportszone, Wednesday nights at 10:15.

  • Top seeded Tigers rally, defeat Hahnville before overflow crowd

    The playoffs can produce those “fire marshal” games, and that was the case Tuesday night in Luling. Police turned away patrons at the door as an overflow crowd watched Thibodaux rally to defeat Hahnville, 70-68. The Tigers advanced to the 5A quarterfinals. Here’s highlights from WGNO Sports. Thibodaux trailed 58-49 in the fourth quarter. Head coach Tony Clark said senior experience was big for his team. More state playoff action on Friday Night Sports, 11 pm on nola 38, midnight […]

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