Ed Schultz, host of ‘News with Ed’ on RT America, passed away on July 5 at his home in Washington, DC. The veteran radio and television broadcaster was 64. RT America’s Anya Parampil is joined by Ed’s RT colleagues for a tribute, including Larry King, Lionel, Mitch Ceasar, Ashlee Banks, Steve Christakos, Dan Cohen and Ed’s longtime producer, Brent Jabbour.

For decades Ed was a prominent sports and political radio commentator and personality in the upper Midwest. After several years as one of the most watched anchormen on MSNBC, Ed moved to RT America in January of 2016. The News with Ed Schultz aired weeknights, Monday – Thursday at 8PM Eastern. Ed’s broadcast was the flagship show at RT.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.