Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Education for Seniors


Opening Session: Ed Harding Anchor, WCVB Channel 5

Ed Harding is co-anchor for the NewsCenter 5 early-evening and late newscasts. Previously, he co-anchored the EyeOpener and NewsCenter 5 at 11 p.m.. Harding joined the EyeOpener team in 2000 and added his duties at 11 p.m. in 2004. Prior to joining the EyeOpener, he had been the weekend sports anchor and reporter for Channel 5 since 1988. Before joining WCVB, Harding was sports director and principal sports anchor for WISH-TV, the CBS affiliate in Indianapolis. At WISH, he anchored and produced the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. sportscasts, co-produced and reported the station’s annual “Indy 500” special, and was producer and host of The Colts Today, the NFL Indianapolis Colts coach’s show. For three years, he provided live reports and color commentary for Colts games on WIBC Radio. While in the midwest, Harding won two Indiana Associated Press Awards and was named Best TV Sportscaster by Indianapolis Magazine. A native of Newton, Harding graduated from Emerson College in Boston. He lives in Wellesley with his wife. Now considered empty-nesters, the Hardings are very proud of their two children. One is a teacher in Hudson, and the other is a weekend anchor with the NBC affiliate in Kennewick, Wash.

1:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, October 7
Bedford Campus Center, Café East 
591 Springs Road

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