Ellie Wharton is a 30-year broadcasting veteran, having worked for ABC- NBC- and CBS- owned television stations in San Francisco, CA, St. Louis, MO and Birmingham, AL. In the St. Louis market she worked for KMOV-TV, KEZK, KYKY and KSD radio stations. A graduate of Webster Groves High School, she entered Washington University in St. Louis immediately following high school, then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Journalism from Laney College in Oakland, CA and the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communications from San Francisco State University in San Francisco, CA. At Laney College she created the first campus radio station for that college. Ellie founded Offbeat Tours, LLC, one of the first online adventure travel agencies, which eventually morphed into a marketing company, 2Life Publications, LLC.