Edel is a producer on Houston Matters, a public affairs talk show on Houston's NPR station. She began her life at KUHF as a reporter covering veteran issues and the quirkier side of life in Houston. Before her time in public radio she worked for a local commercial station, Cox media, as an on air personality, whilst volunteering at KPFT. In 2013, Edel received awards for her stories from the Houston Press Club, the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Texas Veteran's Commission. Before radio, Edel earned a degree in statistics at University College Dublin, Ireland. Quickly realizing that statistics may not be the path for her, she switched gears and went back to study TV and broadcast journalism. Since 2005, she has worked for both local and national stations in Dublin, wearing many hats from news anchor to producer, and reporter.