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
Raleigh man says life savings gone after duo breaks into home, steals safe
A Raleigh man says he lost his life savings after a duo broke into his Southeast Raleigh home and stole his safe.
Man robbed $46,000 in jewelry from Belk at Crabtree mall, then tried to pawn the items, police say
A Wake County man who police say pulled off a $46,000 jewelry heist from the Belk store at Crabtree Valley Mall ended up behind bars after police said he tried to pawn some of the items.
Viewer sees report about 90-year-old couple robbed at Zebulon post office, gifts them $200
A 90-year-old woman robbed of her purse at the Zebulon post office last week hasn't been sleeping well since becoming a crime victim for the first time in her life.
Wake County 90-year-olds say purse-snatching thief targeted them because of their age
A Wake County couple, both 90 years old, believe they were targeted this week by a thief at the Zebulon post office.
Construction firm issues statement after deadly Brier Creek trench collapse
D R Mozeley, the Charlotte-based company in charge of the construction project, has had three incidents referred to OSH since 2015, resulting in two citations.
Trench collapse: Body of worker recovered from collapsed trench in Brier Creek, 3 others pulled to safety
Emergency crews have recovered the body of a construction worker from a collapsed trench in Brier Creek.
How to find out if your Wake County property tax is going up
Just because the value of your Wake County home went up doesn't mean that your property taxes will.
Trooper fired after beating of Kyron Hinton during Raleigh arrest accepts plea deal, Hinton family in 'disbelief'
An activist close to the family of Kyron Hinton, the man who was beaten by several law enforcement officials in 2018, said the family is not happy with the plea deal.
How the 1992 CO poisoning deaths of a woman and her young son sparked change in Raleigh's public housing
When news of possible carbon monoxide exposure at Durham's McDougald Terrace reached former Raleigh mayor Charles Meeker, he says it brought back memories.
Thousands of $15/hr jobs available ahead of 2020 Census in Triangle area
Thousands of jobs in the Raleigh area are paying upwards of 15 dollars an hour due to a shortage of census workers.