Crane has been reporting on radio and television since 1979. He joined the CBS Radio Network in 1982 where, for 18 years, he anchored hourly newscasts as well as the World News Roundup and Special Reports. He went on to be a reporter and anchor for CBS Marketwatch and has worked as an anchor of the CBS News TV broadcast Up to the Minute. Crane has reported for WCBS-TV, New York and anchored for WCBS-AM, New York.
Prior to coming to CBS, Crane worked for WBBM, Chicago. His career began at WIFR-TV, Rockford, Illinois. He is a recipient of the Chicago Headline Club Award and is a graduate of Northwestern University.
Ed Crane is now in his 5th year as the co-host of The KFBK Morning News, the most listened to morning radio program in Sacramento. Each weekday Ed also writes and delivers the popular feature "Crane's Corner", an insightful look at current news and the people who are making it.
Ed's rich journalism background is complemented by some interesting and fun acting credits, including the role of Newscaster #6 in the 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate with Denzel Washington, and Interviewer in the 2006 movie The Hoax with Richard Gere.
Ed is an avid golfer and a huge wine enthusiast. He lives in suburban Sacramento with his wife Barbara, their 13-year-old son PJ, and their Labrador Retriever Sandy and chihuahua Bunker.
It was a strange morning. A Jet Blue flight bound from New Yormk for Las Vegas makes an emergency landing, after the captain begins ranting about the middle east, then commanded that passengers pray for their lives. While a chaotic scene unfolded in the cabon, the first officer, assisted by another pilot dead heading to Las Vegas calmly communictated with controllers enroute to a safe emergency landing:
There's a disturbing trend on America's college campuses and on satellite schools large American Universities are operating over seas. The FBI thinks they're being infitrated by spies. The players are different, but the "cold war" m-o is essentially the same:
I'm not old enough to remember when the Dodgers played in Brooklyn, but my Dad does. Matter of fact, his dad, my grandfather was a cop at Ebbets Field, so Dad saw a lot of 'da bums' for free. Later a man who proceeded him at Fordham University by a few years stepped into the Dodgers Broadcast Booth and never left. If you like Vin Scully, you'll love this tribute.
And Scroll down to see his appearance on Bewitched.
The Georgia based pilot who apparently had a mental break down on a Jet Blue flight Tuesday is a veteran aviator who was the subject of this genteel arcticle last year in a local literary blog. Hard to believe it's the same guy:
There's an old joke about sex. "Sex is like a pizza. Even when it's bad, it's still pretty good"..
These days, it seems more people would rather log on than get turned on. Amazingly, when asked what they'd give up...instead of the internet, a surprisingly number of respondents say they'd rather give up alcohol, chocolate, showers and even sex, before they would give up the internet.