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Ed Drantch
Ed Drantch

Ed Drantch Biography

Ed Drantch is a two-time New York State Regional Emmy award winner and American Anchor/reporter at the 7 Eyewitness News team where he joined after three years at a cross-town rival.

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Drantch is an anchor/reporter for the 7 Eyewitness News team, which he joined after three years at a competing station across town. Drantch has been nominated for a New York State Regional Emmy. He was nominated for a report about Buffalo’s race relations.

Ed Drantch Age | Birthday

He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, details about when she celebrates her birthday are currently not yet known to the public. We will update her birthday information once confirmed available.

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Ed Drantch Education

Drantch graduated from State University of New York College at Oneonta with a degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies in 2008.

Ed Drantch Ethnicity | Nationality

Ed is an American national and citizen by birth. he was born in the United State of America. He is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Ed Drantch Early Life | Family

He was raised by his parents, but he has not provided any information about his siblings or family in general. It is unknown whether he had siblings, and the identity of his father and mother is still unknown. He has kept the public in the dark about his childhood. Further details regarding his family are not yet known and will be updated as soon as we hear about it.

Ed Drantch Engaged | Married

Ed has not gone public with his relationship. It is not known whether she is married, engaged, divorced, or single. However, More details regarding his relationship will be updated as soon as possible.

Ed Drantch Net Worth

Drantch hasn’t mentioned how much money he makes. He is a humble man who avoids drawing attention to himself by exhibiting his money in public. However, this area is currently under evaluation; we will update you as soon as more information regarding his net worth becomes available.

Ed Drantch Career

Ed is the morning anchor for Good Morning Buffalo and is an investigative reporter with our I-Team. He is a two-time New York State Regional Emmy award winner, together with the morning program team, for coverage of catastrophic tornadoes in Western New York in 2017 and race-related protests and consequences in 2020. He was part of the crew that won the New York State Broadcasters Association’s “Best Morning Show” award. Ed was nominated for an Emmy for his work in revealing a faked restaurant inspection by an Erie County Department of Health employee. He was also nominated for an Emmy for his reporting on the COVID-19 virus and how hospitals were dealing with it. He took the audience inside one of the hospitals.

He is a member of the GLYS WNY Board of Directors, which works to enhance the lives of LGBTQ+ children in our community. Ed also runs his own company, Reel Talent, which coaches and mentors student journalists as well as journalists in smaller markets. Drantch covered numerous significant incidents affecting Western New Yorkers since joining 7 Eyewitness News in 2014, including the record November snowstorm. He’s also conducted other investigations that have resulted in change, such as exposing security flaws at Niagara Falls’ lone hospital. Ed also covered the 2016 presidential debate at Hofstra University between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Ed came to 7 News from News 4 WIVB-TV, a cross-town rival.

Ed lived in Harrisonburg, Virginia for three years before moving to Buffalo in 2011. He was a part of the award-winning “Daybreak” morning show at WHSV-TV. At Noon, he also hosted and produced WHSV News 3. Ed worked as an online correspondent for FOX 5, WNYW — the FOX flagship station – in New York City prior to his stint in Virginia. He developed a foundation for his work by spending over a year in online journalism, studying and using social media and other online tools to communicate with viewers. Ed went to Hofstra University for the final Presidential Debate in 2008. he was not only live-blogging for the whole Fox Interactive Media platform, but he was also documenting the event for the station’s website, gaining him national notoriety.