Laura Ellis

Laura is the producer of Strange Fruit, a weekly talk show focusing on race, gender and LGBTQ issues and pop culture (Saturday nights at 10). She also co-produced WFPL's award-winning Defining Fairness series, in 2012, and produces other news and features. Laura was born and raised in Louisville and has been with WFPL since 2004. When she's not making radio, she's on stage making theater, or singing old-fashioned bourbon jazz with Billy Goat Strut Revue.


Strange Fruit: Going Home Gay for the Holidays

December 20, 2014

Advice for LGBTQ folks on coping with the holidays with families who aren't supportive. Read Story


Strange Fruit: Yasssss! 2014 Words of the Year on Fleek

December 14, 2014

The end of 2014 is upon us, and that means every outlet is publishing best-of lists. We weren’t too impressed with the Wall Street Journal’s Best Pop Culture Moments last week, but one list we can get behind is the American Dialect … Read Story