Keith Edwards (news anchor)

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Keith Edwards is a retired television journalist who spent most of his career anchoring the evening newscasts on WPTA-TV, the ABC television affiliate in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


Keith began his career in 1976 as a weather man at WJRT-TV in Flint, Michigan.[1] In 1978, he moved to WEYI as news director/anchor. Then in early 1980, he worked at KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs, CO as a news director/anchor.

In September 1983, Keith accepted the main anchor position at WPTA. At one point at the ABC affiliate, he wrote a cookbook called "Cooking With Keith." The book contained over 100 exciting recipes. Proceeds from the sale of the book went to the International Rett Syndrome Association. He also took part of an Emmy Award winning WPTA-TV documentary, "Scared Straight Revisited."

Keith Edwards is involved in the community in a number of ways with public speaking engagements throughout the year at schools and business functions.

He incorporated a business, Erie Islands Spice Company, in September, 2007.

His real last name is Vautherot.

Keith Edwards anchored his last newscast at WPTA on December 27, 2007.[2]

Keith Edwards began writing a weblog, "Keith Edwards' View," in January, 2008.

As Keith M. Vautherot, he is currently the Executive Vice President of the Northeast Indiana Association of Realtors, headquartered in Kendallville, Indiana.


  1. ^ "Archived version of Edwards' bio on". WPTA-TV. Archived from the original on 2000-04-14. Retrieved 2007-10-10.
  2. ^ Neumann, Peter (December 27, 2007). "Keith Edwards Retiring". Indiana's NewsCenter. Retrieved 2008-07-12.

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