Ms. Ellenbogen's experience combines private sector, government, and political experience in public policy and press relations. Currently, Ms. Ellenbogen serves as Press Secretary for U. S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.). Her responsibilities include developing the media message, crafting appropriate communication strategies, and managing relationships with the national press. Previously, Ms. Ellenbogen served as legislative assistant for Senator Ron Wyden where she oversaw domestic policy initiatives relating to education and the judiciary including the passage of the landmark Education Flexibility Partnership Act (Public Law 106-25). She also served as legislative assistant for U. S. Congressman Alcee Hastings and was the campaign manager for a successful state house campaign.
In the private sector, Ms. Ellenbogen was an Account Supervisor for Ruder Finn Public Relations. Her clients include President Bill Clinton's Press Secretary Mike McCurry and Grassroots.com. Her work has appeared in all newspapers of record and all major news channels. She ghost authored the Democratic Response to President's Radio Address in September 2001.
Mrs. Ellenbogen graduated from Mount Holyoke College and was a Victoria Schuck Scholar. She also received her Masters in Political Management from the George Washington University Graduate School in Political Management.
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