Stop the Presses, Nellie's Got A Scoop!
A Story of Nellie BlyBook - 1992
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Elizabeth Jane Cochran, better known by her pen name, Nellie Bly, was born on May 5, 1864 in Cochran’s Mills, Pennsylvania. She left school in 1871 due to the lack of funds after her father died. In 1880, her mother moved the family to Pittsburgh for better job opportunities. It was here that Elizabeth would get her start in newspapers. When a local newspaper, the Pittsburgh Dispatch,… (more)