Memphis has been very good to Beaumont, TX native Ena Esco. Upon graduating from Millington-Central High School, Ena attended LeMoyne-Owen College where she was a Dubois Scholar and president of her sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Beta Tau chapter. In 2000, she was crowned Miss LeMoyne-Owen College and graduated cum laude with a degree in Business Administration the following year.
Ena Esco has been in the radio business for almost two decades and has worked in various roles such as producer, voice-over talent, morning show co-host, mid-day and weekend talent. Ena holds her MBA and has worked in Corporate America in planning, procurement and marketing. She is also married with children.
Currently, you can catch Ena Esco every Sunday from 10a-3p on iHeartMedia’s V101.1FM. In January of 2018 she started the “Verbally Effective Podcast” which is a topical interview-style podcast that intersects art, culture, politics and entertainment. Each week Ena is joined by a featured artist, entertainer, elected official or young professional with roots in Memphis. Verbally Effective delves into each guest’s personal journey to uncover the incredible stories fueling their purpose, the highs and lows of their pursuits, and how through their passion they are moving the culture forward. The Verbally Effective Podcast recently received a huge honor by being selected to showcase on the podcast stage at the South by Southwest Festival in March of 2020 in Austin, TX.
Lastly, in Q4 of 2019 Ena decided to expand her IvyMultiMedia brand by creating a new podcast aimed towards women. Along with her co-host SunAh Marie, “A Difficult Beauty” podcast explores the challenges, triumphs and raw truths that make a difficult beauty.
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