Laura Ellis

Editor & Producer of Strange Fruit & Producer of Curious Louisville, The Pope's Long Con & Recut
Laura Ellis has been a radio and audio producer with WFPL/Louisville Public Media since 2004. She co-created a weekly talk podcast called 'Strange Fruit,' which focuses on race, gender, and LGBTQ issues. She also produces WFPL's 'Curious Louisville' series, an audience-engagement-driven project answering questions about the city. In 2017, Laura produced the Peabody-Award-winning podcast, 'The Pope's Long Con,' an investigative piece by the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, examining the life of Kentucky State Representative Danny Ray Johnson. In 2017, she was embedded for a week at the Kentucky State Fair, for a special Curious Louisville project called 'Fairly Curious.' Laura is a lifelong resident of Louisville, Kentucky.
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