Ellen McCarthy
Reporter

Ellen McCarthy grew up in Allegany, NY and began her career at The Post in 2001, covering local technology companies for the Business Section. For several years she wrote The Download, a weekly column about the D.C. tech scene. In 2006 she moved to the Weekend section to cover arts and entertainment. Since 2009 she has anchored the Style section’s OnLove page, writing extensively about weddings, love andrelationships.

Latest by Ellen McCarthy

How a family heals

How a family heals

Five years ago, in a summer storm, the Murrays lost a mother and a sister. Today, inspired by memories, they are thriving.

Finding new work for the placenta after its main labor

Finding new work for the placenta after its main labor

Proponents say consuming the organ can fight post-partum depression, help milk supply and boost energy.

Wilson High principal: ‘It’s time to come out’

Wilson High principal: ‘It’s time to come out’

Pete Cahall spent decades hiding his homosexuality. Only at Wilson High was he able to say he’s gay.

Susan Coll turns personal pain into comedy in new book

Susan Coll turns personal pain into comedy in new book

The D.C.-based author will read from “The Stager” on Tuesday night at Politics and Prose.