I've never gotten around to asking her her about her most memorable assignment.
The one every reporter talks about when someone asks them if they've ever written a story that's made a difference in people's lives...or one that's changed the course of history or helped topple a government.
Perhaps Ellie has written one of those. I don't know.
What I do know is the story she wrote today was not one of those. That kind of story will have to wait for another day.
Today, Ellie - a seasoned journalist who's seen it all - turned in a story about a skateboardin' dog.
He snorts like a pig, skates like a proRead the rest of the story here.
In human-canine relationships, generally it’s people who have dogs.
But if you are Tillman, the world’s fastest skateboarding dog — you can look it up in the Guinness Book of World Records — you have people.
You have an agent, a personal assistant, a driver, a pedicurist, publicists, and a guy named Ron Davis, who picked you out of a litter of six English bulldog puppies and made you an Internet star — which was the last thing that the former construction project manager had in mind.
And then watch the video by Jose Iglesias 40 or 50 times.