Ed Coury has been in radio news since he was 19, when he began working for a public radio station in Pittsburgh. Since then, he has worked as a correspondent and in news management at places like The NBC and UPI radio networks, the Associated Press, 3WE in Cleveland, and WWJ, where he has been an anchor/reporter and Assistant Director of News and Programming. He has been honored with dozens of awards over the years, including an AP award for best news reporting in Detroit.
Currently, Ed Coury is Senior Editor and Midwest Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, Dow Jones & Company. In his spare time, Ed is a musician and enjoys playing a couple of weekends each month in classic rock bands. He also designs and maintains web sites. He is a current member of Southeast Michigan MENSA. He is a former officer with the U.S. Civil Air Patrol, and served as an auxiliary officer with the Ohio Highway Patrol. His hobbies include music (he plays several instruments and collects classic rock CD’s), shortwave radio, comedy and computers.
Ed holds a Master of Business Administration degree, and was the recipient of the Cleary University Board of Trustees’ Entrepreneur Award. Ed’s wife Beth Fisher is also in the business, working as a reporter and anchor for WWJ. They have two children, and a spoiled Golden Retriever named Sasha.