Meet Your Hosts

From left to right: Rebecca, Hope, and Mary Ellen.

Rebecca D. Wilhelm:  Rebecca is Mary Ellen’s sister and Hope’s mom. Rebecca was born and raised in Hammond, Indiana. She graduated from Hammond High School and continued her education at Vincennes University and St Mary of the Woods College with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Rebecca is a full-time English Language Arts and Film Literature teacher at Milan High School in Milan, Indiana. She is also the writer behind Hoosier Myths and Legends podcast. Rebecca resides in Aurora, Indiana, with her husband, Earl, and their two children, Earl George and Hope.

Mary Ellen Quigley: Mary Ellen is Rebecca’s sister and Hope’s aunt. Mary Ellen is a proud Hoosier who was born and raised in Hammond, Indiana. She is a graduate of Marian University, Calumet College of St. Joseph, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. Mary Ellen works as a Director of Revenue Strategy for a hotel management company. When not playing with numbers and spreadsheets all day, she can be found writing romance novels under the pen name M. E. Lavern. She is the digital content creator and editor for Hoosier Myths and Legends podcast. Mary Ellen resides in Hebron, Indiana, with her dog, Rudy.

Hope Wilhelm: Hope is Rebecca’s daughter and Mary Ellen’s niece. She is in high school and is a member of the cheerleading team. Hope is a huge fan of Marvel (especially Tom Holland). She loves to draw and paint, and she enjoys learning new tricks on her skateboard. Hope is a co-host of Hoosier Myths and Legends podcast and helps keep her mom and aunt on top of all the social media trends.

So why would we do a podcast about ghosts?  Rebecca and Mary Ellen grew up in a haunted house, and that’s where their interest in the paranormal first began. Since Rebecca and Mary Ellen are both writers and have a shared interest in the paranormal, they decided to embark on this journey and bring you this podcast.  

Welcome to the Hoosier Myths and Legends Podcast! This is the podcast where we will dive into the spookier side of the Hoosier State.