Ed Goodridge started his broadcasting career at the University of East Anglia in Norwich in 1974. He joined the student television society and became news editor and music show presenter.
In 1983 he joined Hospital Radio Tunbridge Wells and later Winchester Hospital Radio where he presented and produced the station's first news magazine show.
In 1994 Ed started volunteering at community station Wey Valley Radio in Alton where he presented all the main daytime shows and became news editor a year later. From there he moved to Star FM in Slough before a 6-month spell reading the national bulletin on Virgin Radio.
After a short break working on television in New Zealand, Ed went to Pirate FM in Cornwall. During three years there he was news editor, programme controller, and presenter.
Ed moved to BBC Radio Cornwall in 2000 as west Cornwall district reporter, weekend producer, and news editor. He was news editor at BBC Radio Jersey in 2006 after which he moved to the BBC South West news centre in Plymouth as a newsgathering editor.
Ed is now a freelance broadcaster, teacher, and weather presenter.