Virus Sends WHUR Host To Hospital


Patrick Ellis, host of 96.3 WHUR-FM’s Gospel Spirit Show has been hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19.

WHUR General Manager Sean Plater tells Radio Ink Ellis is still in the hospital at this time and he’s hopeful that the host will make a full recovery. Ellis has been hosting for more than 40 years. He is the recipient of many awards including NAB Radio Host of the Year.

In a statement from the family on the Howard University website the family thanks all for support and ask for prayers.


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