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Edgar B. Herwick III

Host of GBH’s Curiosity Desk

Edgar B. Herwick III is co-host of The Culture Show and the guy behind GBH’s Curiosity Desk, where he answers your questions and explores some of the everyday mysteries hiding in plain sight. He’s an award-winning host and reporter who has been with GBH since 2006.

His Curiosity Desk segments can be heard regularly on GBH 89.7 and seen regularly on GBH 2 and GBH 44. Episodes of the Emmy Award–winning Curiosity Desk video series can be seen anytime on the GBH News YouTube channel. He also appears regularly on The Culture Show, including each Friday live at GBH’s Boston Public Library Studio.

He holds degrees in history and communications from Villanova University in Philadelphia and once lost big on an episode of the TV game show "Jeopardy!"