Ellis B. Feaster    Biography

Ellis started his radio career in 1979 at WLIR-FM Hempstead NY, doing part time at the rock station, while attending Hofstra University. This was at a time when you found very few African Americans in Rock Radio. The first full time gig came a few years later at Urban WUSS Atlantic City, hosting nights. Was fired by the PD after only 3 weeks, one day after the GM asked Ellis about taking over the morning show. (The PD was the current morning man)  After spending the next few years doing the Jersey Shore radio circuit, AC WMID-FM, Oldies WOND, and Rock/CHR WMGM, Ellis left for Virginia in 1988, and Roanoke's "K92FM", (WXLK-FM) and 9 months later WNVZ  "Z104" Norfolk Virginia, working with (WWKA-FM 92.3) "K92" Orlando's Doc Holliday (Jeff Duncan). When Doc left for Orlando, Ellis took his place hosting Z Morning Zoo on "Z104".  In 1992, after doing a short-term gig at "The Power Pig", WFLZ, in Tampa, Ellis came to Orlando to do nights at WCFB(-FM 94.5), "Young Country B94.5". Over the next few years Ellis moved from nights, to afternoons, to mornings, until WCFB flipped format to Urban  AC. Over the next few years, Ellis worked on air at Country KRPM, Seattle; AC KBEE, Salt Lake; and Oldies WBBF, Rochester New York, before returning to his adopted home, Orlando, and (WWKA-FM 92.3) "K92FM" in 2000. Over the next 5 years Ellis pulled afternoon duties, before joining Melissa MooreSkid the Producer on the K92fm Morning Show, until "K92FM" let him go.

In February 2008, Ellis joined "Positive Hits Z88.3", WPOZ(-FM 88.3), to handle wake up duties with Tyler McKenzie


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