Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross has been The Takeaway’s WGBH producer since January 2010. She frequently develops contributions to the show from WGBH’s national television productions, including Frontline and NOVA, and the WGBH newsroom.

Elizabeth was previously a producer for PRI’s The World. One of her favorite assignments was traveling to Havana with The World’s anchor to produce the "Cuba Stories" series, which included a report about efforts by American and Cuban preservationists to save Ernest Hemingway's former Cuban home.

Elizabeth began her journalism career in the United Kingdom as a BBC Regional News Trainee, and produced a variety of television and radio news programs, and documentaries in Wales. She has worked as a producer at the BBC World Service for East Asia Today and a freelance producer and reporter for BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight. Elizabeth also did a stint with the Far East Broadcasting Company in Manila, Philippines, where she produced and presented a radio newsmagazine show and an educational travel series. You can contact Elizabeth at Elizabeth_Ross [at] wgbh [dot] org.

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Former EPA Head: Trump's Budget an 'All Out Assault' on the Environment

Friday, March 17, 2017

"This budget is literally and figuratively a scorched-earth budget," says Gina McCarthy, former head of the EPA. "It really represents an all out assault on clean air, water, and land."

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Community College Students Struggle With Hunger, Homelessness

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A new report out shows that hunger and homelessness are serious concerns for some students, even if they are also working and receiving financial aid.

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Despite Legal Uncertainty, Trump Issues New Travel Ban

Monday, March 06, 2017

The Trump Administration issued a new, updated immigration ban via executive order today. The administration's original ban is still tied up in court challenges.


Repeal and Replace: Can the GOP Get on the Same Page on Healthcare?

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Republicans are trying to come together on a plan to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, but just can't seem to reach an agreement — yet.

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Trump’s Tough Talk on China Rattles U.S. Colleges

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Some American colleges and universities could lose billions of dollars in tuition revenue from Chinese students if President Trump's tough talk on China disrupts their business model.


Former GOP Attorney General: Trump Is Wrong on N.H. Voter Fraud

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thomas Rath, former New Hampshire attorney general and a longtime GOP consultant, says President Trump is "wrong on the facts" when it comes to voter fraud in the Granite State.

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Asylum Seekers Flee U.S. for Refuge in Canada

Friday, February 10, 2017

Why has the Canadian province of Manitoba become a destination point for an increasing number of asylum seekers who are fleeing from the United States?

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Resettling Refugees Once Again, With Eye on the Courts

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The fate of President Trump’s travel and refugee ban will be decided by the courts, but it has already caused "chaos and confusion" for refugees around the world, says one aid group.


Britain’s Charm Offensive with President Trump

Friday, January 27, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May, who finds herself the steward of the Brexit movement, meets today with President Trump.


How President Trump Wasted Precious Time During the Transition

Monday, January 23, 2017

Political scientist Martha Kumar discusses the potential pitfalls for President Trump's his first term, and the lessons that can be learned from previous administrations.


Gun Control: Obama's Biggest Policy Failing?

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Barack Obama described the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School as the worst day of his presidency. Despite the horrific violence of that day, he wasn’t able to bring about change.

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President Obama’s Lasting Foreign Policy Legacy

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Is the United States stronger or weaker because of President Obama's foreign policy decisions? Two experts debate that question here. 

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After Russian Hacks, House Dems Face an Uphill Battle for Accountability

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Donald Trump finally admitted that he believes Russia was behind hacking operations carried out during the 2016 election. Here's what Democrats on Capitol Hill are planning next.

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Examining Obama's Economic Legacy

Friday, January 06, 2017

Is it safe to say that Obama’s finest achievement in office was stopping the Great Recession from turning into another Great Depression?

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The Uncertain Legacy of Obamacare

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

More than 20 million Americans have gained coverage since the Affordable Care Act was signed. Now, Republicans are on track to repeal President Obama's landmark healthcare law.

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In Germany, Political Tension After Berlin Market Attack

Thursday, December 22, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opponents are seizing on the opportunity to criticize her policies towards migrants and refugees in the wake of the Christmas market attack in Berlin.

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A Challenge to Press Freedoms in Poland

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

A long period of stability, freedom, and prosperity is being threatened in Poland because of a political crisis.


Latest Target for Trump's Tweets: Pentagon’s Costly Fighter Jet

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the latest target for criticism from President-elect Donald Trump about defense spending.

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What Trump Could Mean for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to change years of U.S. policy towards Israel. What happens if he delivers on those promises?

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The Power and Politics of Fiction Writing

Thursday, November 17, 2016

There is a fascinating conversation taking place in the literary world right now, which gets to the heart of imaginative freedom and cultural appropriation. 

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