Ele Ellis joined the WKSU staff in August 2013 as the station’s program director. She is responsible for managing the sound of WKSU’s broadcast content, including the primary signal and the HD Radio all news and all classical channels. Ellis came to Northeast Ohio from WUGA in Athens, Georgia, where she also served as program director.
A native of Nashville, TN, Ele began her public radio career as a host at WNCW in Spindale, North Carolina, where she eventually became Program Director. She moved from North Carolina to take the position of Associate General Manager/Director of Programming at Boise State Radio in Boise, Idaho. Ele is a student of popular culture and is devoted to her rescue dog, Anderson.