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Melissa Ousley

YourClassical Radio Host

Melissa Ousley stumbled into a career in broadcasting many years ago when she moved to Wichita, Kansas, to be near her soon-to-be husband. The attraction to radio work was immediate and the chance to be around great music without having to practice piano was irresistible. After establishing herself as a host and producer in Kansas, Melissa moved to Minnesota and continued her work at WCAL in Northfield and Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul.

While she earned a bachelor's degree from Eastman School of Music, she's quick to point out that her decades of work in radio have taught her the most. When she's away from the airwaves, Melissa loves to run, read, and spend time with friends and family.