Wednesday, January 6, 2021

R.I.P.: Connie Kellie, Longtime Michigan Radio Personality

Connie Kellie
Longtime radio personality Connie Kellie – of Connie & Fish Morning Show on WLHT Mix 95.7 has died, the station announced in a website posting

Kellie died Monday, Jan. 4, after a short battle with liver cancer, Townsquare Media said in a statement.

She had worked at stations in Michigan and elsewhere before she joined Mix 95.7 in 2012.

Her on-air partner, Fish Calloway, said in a statement: “Over 25 years ago, this incredible, smart and strong woman allowed me the opportunity to be a part of her radio career. Our journey will not only be with those who were touched by her immense talent, but engraved in my heart. Thank you, Connie, for this adventure. I look forward to the day we meet again.”

Kellie, known for an infectious laugh, worked in radio for over two decades, including stations in Mount Pleasant, Lansing, Omaha, Nebraska, Madison, Wisconsin, Jackson, Mississippi, and Milwaukee.

Kellie was honored in 2019 with a Gracie Award by the Alliance of Women In Media for her broadcasting excellence. She was behind causes such as Connie & Fish’s Christmas Kids and the station’s support of the Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk.

According to, Mix 95.7 has set up a tribute – Remembering Connie Kellie, Beloved West Michigan Radio Personality - at this link.  She had asked that any memorial contributions go to Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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