Ella Porter

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Ella Porter lives in California and was born in 2007.

  • Ella is a competitive gymnast who also loves to sing with the ukulele.
  • In her spare time, Ella loves to do block printing, Tiktok dances, and hanging out with her dog.
  • She enjoys listening to Imagine Dragons, Christina Perri, and Slander.

“Knowing that my thoughts are being shared with others around the world fills my heart with love and joy!”



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A Life-Changing Day at the Beach

Ella Porter

August 1st, 2019

A nonprofit organization called Ride a Wave helps children with disabilities have fun in the ocean. 

Surf’s Up in Santa Cruz

Ella Porter

June 12th, 2019

Operation Surf provides ocean therapy for veterans who are recovering from the traumas of war. 

Preventing Shallow Water Blackout

Ella Porter

April 25th, 2019

Have you ever held your breath underwater? Doing so can be deadly, even for elite swimmers. Our Kid Reporter offers safety tips that could save a life.

Escaping the Flames in Paradise

Ella Porter

March 6th, 2019

Last November’s Camp Fire was the most devastating in California’s history. Read the accounts of four families from Paradise.  


A monarch butterfly hangs onto a milkweed blossom. Photo courtesy of the author

Return of the Butterflies

Ella Porter

November 27th, 2018

In Santa Cruz, California, thousands of people gather at Natural Bridges State Park each fall to witness the arrival of migrating monarch butterflies.

Preparing for Wildfires: Ready, Set, Go!

Ella Porter

October 19th, 2018

With wildfires growing in frequency and intensity, our Kid Reporter in California gets tips on how to stay safe.