Nicole Ellis an on-camera reporter and filmmaker focusing on inspired life and social issues at The Washington Post. Nicole Ellis is an Emmy nominated on-air reporter and anchor covering social issues and breaking news for The Washington Post. She hosts, produces, and directs original documentaries and breaking news videos that air on The Post’s website, YouTube, Amazon Prime, and Facebook, and Twitch. She also anchors and field reports for The Post’s live broadcasts on all platforms. Her series "Should I freeze my eggs?,” is the first original documentary series produced by The Post, chronicling her journey as a reporter on an exploratory mission to learn about her body and confront an industry that claims to be able to defy biology. Nicole also produces The Post’s, “Throwback Thursday,” a series of documentary shorts where millennials recount hilarious, sometimes gut-wrenching, childhood memories. In 2017, she covered Hurricane Harvey for The Post, hosting and producing 5 original video stories in 6 days during the worst natural disaster ever experienced in Texas. Her work received a 2018 National Emmy nomination for Outstanding Breaking News Coverage. In addition to creating video projects for The Post, Nicole frequently anchors live segments including the funeral and burial of President George H.W. Bush in 2018, and “Total Eclipse Live,” in 2017, a three-hour show charting the solar eclipse from Oregon to South Carolina, among others. Before joining the post, Nicole was a member of the CNN Heroes production team, a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series that honors everyday people for their selfless, creative efforts to help others. In 2015 she self-funded, shot, produced and directed her first documentary, “Blind Date.” The award winning film chronicles the lives of three blind New Yorkers on their quest for love in the digital age. Her reporting has been incorporated into academic curriculums and journalism courses at Harvard University, Howard University, Bowie State, and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, among others.