Feature reporter Education: State University of New York at Albany, B.A. in English Ellen McCarthy began her career at The Washington 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 On Love page, writing extensively about weddings, love and relationships. Today she writes feature stories and profiles for Style.
Books by Ellen McCarthy:
The Real Thing: Lessons on Love and Life from a Wedding Reporter's Notebook
Juggling careers and kids was already a struggle for millions of women in America. Then the pandemic hit. Ellen McCarthy reports on why working moms are leaving the labor force in droves – and what that could mean for the future of our country.