Ellen K is leaving Ryan Seacrest. Ellen K has been with KIIS FM for 25 years and this morning this announced that She is leaving On Air With Ryan Seacrest to launch her own show on 103.5 Kost.
After co-hosting 102.7 KIIS-FM‘s morning show for 25 years, Ellen K will depart from her longtime home to anchor her own morning show on sister station KOST 103.5, she announced during Wednesday’s broadcast of On Air with Ryan Seacrest. The veteran radio personality, whose last day on OAWRS is Friday, October 16, will debut her morning drive-time show, The Ellen K Morning Show on KOST 103.5, on October 19 at 6:00 a.m. Concurrently, KOST’s Mark Wallengren will move to host afternoon drive. “For over a decade, I’ve had the privilege to co-host On Air with Ryan Seacrest on KIIS FM,” Ellen says in a press release. “It’s been an amazing ride, and I’m extremely grateful. I am also thrilled to announce that my new adventure will be on the legendary KOST FM hosting my own morning show The Ellen K Morning Show on KOST 103.5. “The listeners, along with the hard working KOST staff, will make hosting this show a dream job,” she adds. “Thank you to iHeartMedia for their continued support that inspires me to do a job that fascinates me every day. I am looking forward to continuing my interaction with Southern California listeners in a positive & informative way with great music, great prizes, fun topics and more. Thank you in advance SoCal – for letting me be a part of your mornings on KOST!!!” Ellen, noted as one of the most recognizable voices in radio, is a regular on The Talk and has been the voice of The Grammys, People’s Choice Awards, the iHeartRadio Music Festivals, and most recently, she was tapped to voice the 88th Academy Awards on February 28, 2016. Join us in congratulating Ellen on her new gig by tweeting using the hashtag #ThankYouEllenK. – See more at: http://www.ryanseacrest.com/2015/10/07/kiis-fms-ellen-k-to-launch-morning-show-on-sister-station-kost-103-5/#sthash.lj9XRqqX.dpuf