Sharon Steven has been working in television journalism for nearly 30 years. In 1991 she co-hosted Twin Cities Today on KSTP-TV as a live morning show co-host.
After that, Edelman went on to host Good Company. Later she created Edelman Productions which produces shows for HGTV and other networks; its offices can be found in Minneapolis, San Francisco and Atlanta.
Early Life and Education
Early brain development can have a lasting effect on children as adults. Research shows that children not enrolled in Early Childhood Education programs experience more learning delays and are at increased risk of chronic health conditions, substance abuse and criminal behavior as adults.
Sharon has established herself as an instigator by weaving art, activism and feminism together into projects that educate, enliven and entertain audiences. Her projects often utilize new media technology for participation engagement. All her efforts stem from the belief that art is essential to life.
Sharon was an exceptionally prolific researcher who published numerous books, articles, reports, and papers that helped define science communication and risk communication while setting new standards of scholarship among her colleagues. Additionally, Sharon served as an invaluable mentor and teacher to countless undergraduate and graduate students who followed in her footsteps.
Sharon and her husband were long-term residents of Mansfield, Texas, who enjoyed cooking, mystery novels and classic TV. Thrift store treasure hunting was another passion of theirs as was camping/hiking in nature’s bounty. Finally they had season tickets for Bronco games.
Sharon has had roles in Casino (1995), Sphere (1998), Catwoman (2004) and Alpha Dog (2006) among many other movies and series. Furthermore, in addition to acting she has written screenplays and produced television shows.
Achievement and Honors
Sharon Stone has earned numerous awards and distinctions throughout her career. Notable awards include winning a Golden Globe Award for Basic Instinct as well as nominating Casino and The Mighty. Furthermore, Sharon is widely known as both an artist and humanitarian.
Stag’s Leap, her poetry collection about her divorce, earned her the Wallace Stevens Award for demonstrating excellence in poetry writing. Additionally, she won both the Donald Hall-Jane Kenyon Prize and Ruth Lilly Poetry Prizes for this work.
In 2022, she was honored to receive a Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement listing, an accolade given to those whose consistent professional success has earned them respect within their industry. Additionally, she is a dedicated supporter of Women’s Cancer Research Fund and served as honorary chairperson of their annual gala An Unforgettable Evening gala event.
Sharon Steven is passionate about theater and has performed in over 70 professional stage productions. Additionally, she is an author of 25 books for women, teens and sports fans; including contributions to Chicken Soup for the Sports Fan’s Soul: Stories for a Man’s Heart and Woman Devotional Bible.
Steve and she share a home in Sarasota, Florida, where she is active as a volunteer and serves on several boards, such as Madeira Park board. Additionally, she organizes group mask sewing events as well as helping coordinate Madeira Centennial celebration.
Sharon and Mark have two daughters and four grandchildren. Additionally, she serves as patron for Mutts Anonymous Dog Rescue and Adoption as well as Missionvale Ireland which helps relieve poverty in an impoverished South African township.
Sharon Gless is an esteemed actress renowned for her groundbreaking roles on Cagney & Lacey that established more accurate portrayals of female law enforcement officers, while serving as an advocate for LGBTQ rights and AIDS charities.
She made her screen debut in Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories and spent most of the ’80s appearing in forgettable movies before landing the role of Paul Verhoeven’s kickboxing secret agent wife in Basic Instinct (1992). That role earned her international renown and praise.
Sharon Osbourne is known for both acting and hosting television programs such as The Osbournes and X Factor, through her Sharon Osbourne Management firm which helped launch Ozzy Osbourne’s career.