Ellen McCarthy



Kassie Edwards reported her attack, but she fears increased media coverage will dissuade others from reporting theirs.

  • Jan 21, 2015

When bosses and booze mix, the results are amazing — as long as you’re not the one naked in the lobby.

  • Dec 11, 2014

The benefits of “Friendsgiving” include no travel, no drama and the ability to sleep in your own bed.

  • Nov 25, 2014

Asexuals — people who feel no sexual attraction or desire — are working to raise awareness.

  • Nov 24, 2014

Washington waves its banner of wonkiness with costumes centered on political and current events.

  • Oct 30, 2014

Morgan Harrington’s parents offer solace for relatives of Hannah Graham, gone since Sept. 13.

  • Oct 16, 2014

A rabbi, a principal and a former child star all come out publicly, a kind of declaration that may be on the wane.

  • Oct 7, 2014

As baby boomers head toward the hereafter, they’re thinking about what will become of their remains.

  • Oct 6, 2014

The former Secret Service director joined an elite club of D.C. insiders who had fallen in very public ways.

  • Oct 5, 2014

The executive editor hopes the reductions can be done through voluntary buyouts.

  • Oct 1, 2014
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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. From 2009 to 2013 she anchored the Style section’s OnLove page, writing extensively about weddings, love and relationships. Today she writes feature stories and profiles for Style.
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