Ellis Eskew

Anchor/Reporter

Ellis Eskew joined CBS 8 in October 2012. She co-anchors Alabama News Network at 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. with Jeff Sanders. With ten years of experience in the TV news business, Ellis has held many different jobs both in front of and behind the camera.

She got her start in TV in her hometown of Dalton, Georgia. From there, she went on to report at stations in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama, where she most recently was Anchor/ Producer for the the FOX affiliate.

Ellis graduated from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, with a degree in Mass Communications/Broadcast Journalism. Her senior year, she interned at CNN in Atlanta.

Ellis says one of her most memorable stories includes getting to travel with 100 World War II veterans to Washington, DC to see the war memorials. It was called Honor Flight. Telling the amazing stories of these brave men and women was an honor for Ellis, and she believes they truly are “The Greatest Generation.”

Ellis also got the opportunity to fly in a CH-47 Chinook helicopter with the Georgia National Guard Armory to cover their training in Fort Stewart.

When she is not reporting the latest news, Ellis enjoys traveling, working with kids, running charity 5k races, drawing and painting, and being active in her church and community. She looks forward to making Montgomery her new home!

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Articles

City Addresses Flooding Concerns

It's a nightmare no one wants to live through, yet Joey King says it happens every time there is a big rain event. His yard and guest house get full of water. King attended the Montgomery city council meeting Tuesday… continue reading ›

Cloverdale Flooding Issues

Some Cloverdale residents are still cleaning up after the weekend storm. Heavy rain and drains not working properly caused much of the water to back up on Rose Lane. Joey King's yard was… continue reading ›

New Cafe Coming to Old Cloverdale

A new eatery is coming to old Cloverdale in Montgomery. Vintage Year, a fine dining restaurant and bar, is expanding. Management says they are opening a breakfast and lunch spot across the street from their current  location on Cloverdale Road.… continue reading ›