Shawn Edwards Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, FOX 4, Salary, Twitter, Net Worth

Shawn Edwards is an American journalist for FOX 4 News in Kansas City, Missouri and one of the country’s leading African American film critics.

Shawn Edwards Biography

Shawn Edwards is an award winning American journalist for FOX 4 News in Kansas City, Missouri and one of the country’s leading African American film critics.

He is known for his sharp insight and considerable knowledge of the business side of the movie industry which has quickly made a name for him as a respected and trusted film critic.

Edwards has been quoted on more than 300 movies since he began reviewing movies for FOX in 2000.

His reviews can be seen on the “Screening Room” which airs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday on Fox 4 News or at The nationally recognized film critic is also co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association and is creator of

Edwards has written and produced three documentaries about black film: “No Joke: The 50 Best Black Movie Comedies (Ever),” “We Make Movies Too: The 100 Best Black Movies (Ever),” and “Our Heroes: The 25 Best Black Movies (Ever).” He also did his fourth documentary about black film “The Movies We Love: The 25 Most Romantic Black Movies (Ever)” which premiered in the summer of 2010.

He also produced “A Celebration of Black Film.” The well attended film event is a tribute to the historical contributions blacks have made to cinema. He is also co-creator of the “Kansas City Urban Film Festival.” The festival showcases independent filmmaking by diverse filmmakers from around the world.

Shawn Edwards

Shawn Edwards began his journalism career as an editor/writer for “The Pitch” in Kansas City, Missouri. Edwards also freelanced for “Vibe,” “The Source” and “XXL” national music magazines.

He is currently writing a book on the history of black film and producing television shows for Black Entertainment Television in conjunction with FGW Productions which is based in Los Angeles, California.

Shawn Edwards Age

Edwards likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known when he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.

Shawn Edwards Height

He stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.

Shawn Edwards Family

Edwards mother who was originally from Princeton, New Jersey was instrumental in getting him more educated on film as a whole. His mother motivated him and gave him the drive to discover the whole world of filmaking.

Shawn Edwards Wife

As Edwards is very private about his personal life, there is no any available information or news about his dating life. It is therefore not known if he is married or not

Shawn Edwards Salary

Being one of the top FOX 4 News journalist and one of the country’s leading African American film critics, there is no doubt Edwards earns a good amount of salary. However, the exact amount of money he receives is not yet disclosed. It is estimated to be around $50,000 to $100,000 annually.

Shawn Edwards Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 to $1 million.

Shawn Edwards Awards

Edwards has won numerous journalism awards. In 2009, Edwards was honored by the Los Angeles Press Club and their National Entertainment Journalism Awards as the best film critic on television an award Edwards also received in 2008 along with his “Screening Room” partner Russ Simmons.

He was also recognized in the Best Feature for TV (“Chat with the Stars”) and Best Online Film Critic ( at this year’s National Entertainment Journalism Awards.

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