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Marcella Ellsworth

Contributing Writer

Marcella Ellsworth is a journalist and a storyteller. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona and for 10 years she worked as a journalist at the Reno Gazette Journal covering a range of topics related to local and national news. She also helped launch the first Spanish-language project for the RGJ and wrote and translated stories related to the local Latino community. Marcella is a passionate and committed wife and mother and she currently works as a freelance writer and lives in Globe, Arizona with her family and their pug, Lucy.


BA Journalism, University of Arizona.

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