Thursday, May 10th 2012
Ellen K Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2012 -- Ellen K, co-host of the top-rated 102.7 KIIS-FM morning show On Air with Ryan Seacrest and the Premiere Networks globally syndicated program of the same name, was honored with the 2,471st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Radio category earlier today. The ceremony, which took place in front of the W Hollywood Hotel, was emceed by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Leron Gubler and featured guest speakers Ryan Seacrest, Kris Jenner of the E! Network hit show Keeping Up With The Kardashians and actress Miranda Cosgrove.
Pictured left to right in the attached photo: Miranda Cosgrove, Ryan Seacrest, Kris Jenner (top row), Leron Gubler, Ellen K, Tom Labonge (bottom row).
About Ellen K
Ellen K's career in radio began at Purdue University when she landed an internship at a local radio station. From the moment she began talking to listeners on the air about their lives, she knew she was hooked. Over the next decade, radio promotions came fast for Ellen as she was recruited from her small Indiana surroundings to San Diego, then San Francisco, and finally Los Angeles, the #1 radio market where she became the morning co-host at KIIS-FM with the legendary Rick Dees. Ellen co-hosted with Wayne Brady on his Emmy Award-winning talk show, while holding down a correspondent role for Extra and remaining on air daily with Rick Dees at KIIS-FM, a show that won her dozens of Marconi and Billboard Radio Awards. Today, Ellen continues her daily TV work as the host of her own segment "Ellen K's Inside Hollywood" on the KTLA evening news, all while enjoying her radio mornings with mega-star Ryan Seacrest on the top-rated and globally syndicated "On Air with Ryan Seacrest."
Ellen's multimedia career also currently includes announcer duties for the Grammys on CBS, the SAG Awards on TNT and TBS, and "A Home for the Holidays" on CBS. She's also made cameo appearances on "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" and "Days of Our Lives", and contributes to the Emmy nominated "Oscar Red Carpet Live" special on KTLA. Ellen balances this variety of entertainment roles with spending her afternoons and weekends alongside her active 9-year-old son, Calvin and her husband of 13 years. For more information, please visit www.EllenK.com.
About On Air with Ryan Seacrest
On Air with Ryan Seacrest is the #1 Los Angeles morning radio show for Clear Channel's 102.7 KIIS-FM. The program is also nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks and can be heard on nearly 200 affiliates worldwide. In addition, the daily syndicated radio show is heard on the rapidly expanding iHeartRadio app and XM/Sirius satellite radio. Broadcasting from his E! Studios in Hollywood each day, Ryan Seacrest and his co-host Ellen K focus on all aspects of the entertainment industry, highlighting and interviewing top talent from the worlds of music, film and television. In addition, listeners can visit www.RyanSeacrest.com to interact and connect with the show and get their daily entertainment and lifestyle news. The site also features photos, videos and social networking.