, Executive Producer
Steve Lickteig (LICK tie) joined "The Bob Edwards Show" as a producer in February 2006.
He came to the show from NPR where he produced and reported stories for "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered" and "Weekend Edition.
also produced election stories for NPR's
National Desk, traveling the country with senior correspondent Linda Wertheimer.
While at NPR
, broadcasts of NPR's
"All Things Considered," "Talk of the Nation" and special coverage.
In 2000, Steve
independently produced and reported the radio documentary One Family and a Kansas Town which aired on 100 public radio stations and was funded by a grant from the Kansas Humanities Council
In addition to his radio work, Steve recently served as assistant director and a story editor on the documentary film Waiting for Hockney, which was an official selection of the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, Toronto's Hot Docs Festival and the Full Frame Film Festival.
is currently directing the documentary Open Secret.
Steve's radio career began at KOFO in Ottawa, Kansas, a tiny AM station where he literally spun the country hits.
From there, he
way into the newsroom at commercial radio stations in Lawrence and Topeka.
last commercial radio job was in 1991 at the 50,000-watt AM powerhouse KOA in Denver, where he
produced several talk shows.
In 1992, he
landed a job at NPR member station KANU in Lawrence, Kansas, where he
reported and hosted the local broadcast of "Morning Edition.
From there, it was on to a brief bartending stint, and then back to public radio at member station WUGA in Athens, Ga., then NPR
used to be a Marine.