Ellen Rolfes is a multimedia journalist. She joins The Greene Space ready to translate journalism into live events that surprise, shock, and delight New Yorkers.
For more than five years, Ellen has produced work for a variety of public radio and television programs. Her video, audio and written stories have appeared online and on broadcast for WAMU, Minnesota Public Radio, Twin Cities Public Television, American Public Media and PBS NewsHour. From classical music and architecture to religion news and global health, Ellen has reported on a variety of beats. In 2014, she received a fellowship to travel to Kenya where she learned about journalism in East Africa and reported on HIV challenges for young girls.
Ellen was born and raised just outside of Chicago. She received her B.A. in Film, Television and Theater from University of Notre Dame. Outside of work, Ellen performs as a storyteller, is currently working on her second "Choose Your Own Audio Adventure" and enjoys cooking vegetarian feasts.