Ellen Dunn, Communications Director
Ellen Dunn is the Communications Director for the South Carolina State Library. While earning her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina, Ellen trained with journalists at WIS TV in Columbia and, WBAL TV in Baltimore. She started her media career at WBTW in Florence/Myrtle Beach where she anchored the morning and noon newscasts. Ellen went on to broaden her media experience and helped develop strategic advertising campaigns with Shafer and Huguley Marketing in Greenville, SC and KOKH/KOCB in Oklahoma City. Lifelong learning and service are important to Ellen, which is why she is proud to help SCSL make the Palmetto State stronger through resources and literacy. As a certified handler with Therapy Dogs International, Ellen and her therapy dog, Katie, visit hospitals and schools to bring joy and promote personal growth through reading. She is working to earn a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of South Carolina.