In a sea of notable referees in AEW, Aubrey Edwards has stood out to be perhaps the company's standout referee, being a part of several main events for AEW shows.
Edwards was a part of the All Out main event between Chris Jericho and Hangman Page for the AEW World Championship as the referee and said she sought feedback from long-time referee Earl Hebner after the match. According to Edwards, Hebner was so impressed with her work that he joked about having to find employment because her skills will put him out of a job.
"So after the match at All Out with Jericho and Page, I walked to the back, and I’m just kind of like, “Oh my God, that happened. And I see Earl, and I’m like, 'Do you have any feedback?' He goes, my feedback is, 'I’m going to put my resume together, because you might’ve put me out of a job,'" Edwards told CBS.
Edwards then spoke highly of Hebner, who has refereed for multiple decades across a variety of promotions, mainly WWE and TNA/IMPACT, as well as Bryce Remsburg.
"He’s a sweetheart. Super supportive guy. I’m thrilled and blessed, whatever word you like. Grateful. I could come up with the adjectives all day, but to have him on our team and be able to learn from him and get feedback from him, it’s like he’s Earl frigging Hebner. Right? It’s insane. But everyone’s got their favorite refs. I have my favorite referee is Bryce Remsburg. He’s the GOAT. I love him. I’ve taken so many things from him when we were on the indies and then now we’re working together every day. It’s great," Edwards said.
She recently spoke with Fightful's Jeremy Lambert about working with the likes of Jericho and Darby Allin and that interview can be read at this link.