Ellen McCarthy



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

The MacArthur Foundation announces 21 “genius” fellows for 2014 and gives each $625,000.

  • Sep 17, 2014

The niece of Don Graham led the newspaper into the digital age during a tumultuous time.

  • Sep 2, 2014

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

  • Aug 18, 2014

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

  • Aug 5, 2014

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

  • Jul 20, 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. Since 2009 she has anchored the Style section’s OnLove page, writing extensively about weddings, love and relationships.
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