For the great Women’s Suffrage Parade in Washington DC in March 1913, Nellie Bly fulfilled the dual function of honored parade “herald” on horseback and reporter for the New York Evening Journal. Her report is vintage Bly, replete with flattering—borderline inappropriate—personal references that are so much a part of her signature style.
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Video, event summaries from recent talks in Reports from the Road.
Upcoming Virtual Events: “The Branded Journalist: Nellie Bly Changes the Game.” Ephemera Society of America, Jan. 14, 2020, 3pm. Nellie Bly: Pioneer of Investigative Journalism.” American Woman Writers National Museum, March 10, 2021, at noon;