Ed Schultz Ends Radio Show, Moves to Web-Based Broadcast

MSNBC host Ed Schultz announced Wednesday that he will no longer be hosting his long-running syndicated radio show and will instead host an online-only broadcast hosted on his website,

The move from radio to online means that instead of hosting a three-hour radio show each day, in addition to his daily TV show on MSNBC, Schultz will only produce one additional audio hour on a daily basis. The host said the change would go into effect next Tuesday after Memorial Day and that the new one-hour show will stream for free on his website, Monday through Friday from noon – 1 p.m. ET.

“Really this change will give me more flexibility to be on the road to do the kind of shows I want to do here for The Ed Show on MSNBC,” Schultz told his audience, putting a positive spin on the change. “This is on me, you know. I just don’t want to do a three-hour talk show anymore.”

Noting that his radio career began all the way back in 1978, Schultz said, “I guess I never thought this day would come, where I would make a change like this.”

Watch video of Schultz’s announcement below, via MSNBC:

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