Ellen Eldridge (she/her) is a senior health care reporter for the statewide NPR affiliate Georgia Public Broadcasting. She previously worked as a breaking news reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The topics she most often writes about are mental health, substance use disorder, public health policy and COVID-19 . Ellen graduated Kennesaw State University magna cum laude in 2015 with a degree in communication focused on journalism.

She is a 2021-22 fellow for the Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism.

Ellen lives with her husband, daughter and son in Woodstock, Georgia.