A radio host, television personality, entrepreneur and most importantly, a new mom who is surrounded by kids in many aspects of her life, Emilie is the epitome of a modern day renaissance woman. A former professional dancer, Emilie co-founded CaRu Entertainment LLC with professional choreographer Cassie Russo and serves as the company’s Chief Operations Officer. CaRu Entertainment’s nationally recognized competitive youth dance team has received many accolades. Emilie was the host for Wilhelmina Philadelphia’s Philly Kids Got Talent.
Previously, she was producer and host of Radio Disney Philadelphia’s The Backyard Show, a Sunday morning public affairs talk show for kids and families. She was also a live event host for Radio Disney emceeing events throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Emilie started her TV and radio career in broadcasting as a national news correspondent for KLBK and KAMC in Lubbock, TX, a host for the Financial News Network Online and as an on-air contributor for the WBCB 1490 AM.
Emilie has worked as a faculty member and workshop leader at the National Youth Leadership Conference and the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Conference in Washington D.C. She enjoys being an instructor for Kathy Wickline Casting’s “So You Want to be a Model” youth summer camp series.
Emilie received a Master of Science in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She also holds both a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Writing from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
Emilie lives in Upper Makefield, PA with her husband, her step-daughter and her daughter “Baby L.” She has two gorgeous nieces, who are four and seven. And she considers the students at CaRu Entertainment Dance Complex her surrogate children.