Texans watch this former Miss Ohio every morning on KXAS-TV, Dallas. Ellen joined the NBC 5 news team in April of 2014 after two years as an anchor/reporter at WTVQ, Lexington. Before starting her journalism career, Ellen was Miss Ohio 2011. She competed for Miss America 2012 and was named a Quality of Life Finalist for her work promoting lightning safety. She also was awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Medal Award after riding a bicycle 850 miles to raise money for children’s hospitals.
Ball State University
Class of 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications
Graduated Cum Laude