Ed Crump - Senior reporter at ABC11 WTVD
Ed Crump came to ABC11 Eyewitness News in September of 1984. He is our senior reporter assigned to the Raleigh newsroom.

On his first day on the job, he was sent to cover Hurricane Diana. He spent the rest of that fall shadowing Senator Jesse Helms as he ran against Governor Jim Hunt, which is widely remembered as the most expensive and possibly dirtiest campaign in Senate history.

While attending college, Ed worked in radio and had an internship at Georgia Educational Television covering the Georgia Legislature and reporting on a nightly news show called The Lawmakers. Ed received his first full-time commercial employment at WMAZ-TV and radio, the CBS station in Macon, GA. There, he served as a reporter, weekend anchor, and producer. In 1981, he accepted a job as a reporter at WTVC-TV, an ABC affiliate in Chattanooga, TN. Ed attended the University of Georgia from 1975 to 1979, where he met his wife, Donna.

He graduated from the UGA Henry Grady School of Journalism, which awards one of the most prestigious honors in broadcasting -- the Peabody Award. He and his wife have one daughter, Kayla.

Email Ed at ed.crump@abc11.com.

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Ed's Stories
Durham company's lung imaging technique could help long-haul COVID patients
A company started by a Duke professor is behind a significant development in lung imaging that he believes will help COVID-19 patients with long-haul respiratory problems.
Durham teen gets associate's degree and IT certificate before graduating from high school
One Durham graduate has a remarkable story of reaching a special milestone even before she turned her tassel.
Postings for remote-work jobs jump 457%, according to LinkedIn
For years many employees wanted to work remotely, but their bosses were skeptical.
Drones will sail into hurricanes this summer to provide important data
Efforts to accurately predict hurricanes could take a leap forward this season thanks to a novel idea -- sailing drones into the tropical storms.
Shortage of truck drivers means employers are offering increased pay, benefits
Truck drivers are the lifeblood of the American economy and right now we don't have enough of them.
Is your kid incorporating COVID-19 into play? A UNC child psychiatrist says you shouldn't worry
Many are alarmed because the narrative is sometimes dark, surrounding people getting sick and dying.
Cary high school student starts breast cancer nonprofit
Doctors are concerned that breast cancer will be on the rise with so many women putting off exams during the pandemic.
Survey finds many Triangle workers still unvaccinated as employers work on return-to-office plans
In Keystone's survey, 40% of workers nationwide said they are still reluctant to be vaccinated.
Meet the Raleigh artist whose work you've seen but whose name you've likely never heard
You may not be an art connoisseur and you may have never heard of Raleigh artist Clark Hipolito, but you've likely seen his work.
Tiny homes part of effort to battle homelessness for people with mental illness
Construction is underway on the Tiny Home Village at the Farm at Penny Road for the mentally ill in Chatham County.