5 mins with Ellie Mobbs: 2Day Announcer and Social Media Manager | radioinfo

5 mins with Ellie Mobbs: 2Day Announcer and Social Media Manager

Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Kirsty Meyer will spend 5 minutes with interesting radio personalities in a series of profiles for radioinfo.

Her first guest is Ellie Angel (nee Mobbs).

 
Job Title: Workday Announcer 9am till 3pm & Social Media Manager
Station: 2DayFM 
 

 

What do you love most about your job?

I love Top 40 music, so working on CHR is my dream as I get to sing and dance along to my fav music. I also love that I can bring happiness to those who listen, whether that be by playing their favourite song or giving them a prize. I love that radio is so personal. 

What do you NOT love about your job?

Working breakfast hours and the coffee shop is not open until 7am #FirstWorldProblem

The first thing I do when I get out of the studio is:     Raid the lolly jar.

 

You started in radio where and when? 

16 as a volunteer the Canberra FM’s Community Switchboard. I’ve lived in Melbourne, worked at Snow FM/2XL in Jindabyne/Cooma, 92.9 Perth and now 2DayFM. 5 years here and not going anywhere.

What did you first want to be when you grew up and how did you end up in radio? 

A killer whale trainer. Seriously. 

Where are you from and where do you consider home? 

A proud Canberran. Go the green machine and the Brumbies. I don’t give a crap about politics. 

Tell us a little known fact about Sydney:

Check out the Bay Run in Sydney’s inner west every weekend and you will see the city’s last remaining roller blader (me).

What was the last album/song you downloaded?     Justin Timberlake

Most listened to track on your iPod/Phone? In the past week?

Justin Timberlake! I just saw his 20/20 Experience World Tour in Sydney. O. M. GEEEEEEEEE. What a show.

Most embarrassing track on your iPod/Phone? 

Mariah Carey “All I Want For Christmas”
 

Favourite gig you’ve ever been to? 

JT & Pink. When I grow up I wanna be Jessica Biel or P!nk.

Have you worked overseas?    No

Favourite country?    Germany. Hello beer and pretzels.

Your most annoying habit?    Biting my finger nails. I can never have a manicure!

 

Claim to fame?   I met Taylor Lautner and he said I could be Kristen Stewarts twin. I smile more.

What’s your favourite movie and why?

Love Actually. Every Christmas I must watch this movie, it’s my holiday tradition!

Married? Single? It's complicated? Married. How grown up and responsible. 
 

Any celeb crushes? Jamie Angel 

One day, I would love to: rescue all of the animals at refuges and live on a big farm with my family!
 

Why didn’t you ask me about: My dog. 
 

What's the best piece of life advice you have ever received? Don’t f*** it up. 

Some good advice you would give to someone who wants a career in radio? Be passionate. Be persistent and don’t give up.

If I wasn’t working in radio I would be a: training dolphins (bit easier to access than Orcas) or training guide dogs.

Best interview you’ve had? Jared Leto is exceptional talent, for on-air and to look at.

Other than your own show, who do you enjoy listening to? I really enjoy flicking around and hearing other stations, there is no standout fav.
 

Most shocking moment on air?  I stuttered on the word country. Yep. C Bomb.

Where can people follow you? @EllieAngel
 

 

 

Our profiler, Kirsty Meyer, has worked in news and programs in Australia and internationally.

This is the first in a series of profiles Kirsty is compiling for radioinfo.

Contacts: kirstymeyer@gmail.com, 0432 698 524.

 

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