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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:

The Long Forgotten Black Prince of Florence

Thursday, September 22, 2016

A compelling new book sheds light on an Italian Renaissance duke who may have been the first man of color in Europe to serve as a head of state.

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'Kingdom of Shadows': New Doc Shines Light on Mexico's Drug War

Monday, September 19, 2016

A new documentary explores the devastating human cost of the U.S.-Mexico drug war, and the long and sometimes deadly pursuit of justice.

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U.S. Chief Technology Officer on Future of Digital Government

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The next president will confront a world being radically reshaped by new innovations. What are the cutting edge technologies just waiting to trip her or him up?

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Boston Lighthouse Burning Bright at 300

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

North America’s first and oldest lighthouse station — celebrating its 300th birthday today — is fully automated, so why does it have a resident keeper?

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America and Immigration: An Uneasy Union

Saturday, September 03, 2016

The political rhetoric about immigration has, at times, been ugly and divisive. Here, we hear real stories from new Americans, and explore solutions for fixing our immigration system.

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Will the U.S. Turn its Back on Afghan Translators?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Some lawmakers are questioning whether the U.S. should continue a program of resettling Afghan translators that assisted U.S. troops in America's longest war.

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Nice, France: Boris Johnson's First Test

Friday, July 15, 2016

Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, is a controversial figure that was appointed as the U.K.'s foreign secretary this week. How will he respond to the attack in Nice? 

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The Emerging World of Emotional Technology

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

The ability to read someone else’s mind once seemed limited to the realm of science fiction. But not any longer.

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In Newark, A Fight to Police the Police

Monday, June 27, 2016

FRONTLINE is releasing a new documentary, "Policing the Police," which looks inside one of the most controversial police departments in the country.

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Brexit: 'An Unnecessary Act of Self-Harm'

Friday, June 24, 2016

"Populist tribal nationalism, with all of its visceral emotional force, is absolutely rampant right now," says British writer, broadcaster, and historian Simon Schama.

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The Evolution of the Advertising Jingle

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Has the classic advertising jingle come full circle? We look at the evolution of the advertising art form and the jingle's transition from broadcast to the internet.

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Curry Concerns: Can 'Brexit' Save the U.K.'s Favorite Food?

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Owners of some of Britain's popular curry houses complain that strict immigration rules have made it tough to hire new chefs from Bangladesh and India. Could “Brexit” be the answer?

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What a 'Brexit' Vote Would Mean for the Global Economy

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

There has been plenty of rhetoric from the rival sides about what next week’s “Brexit” decision will mean for the economy. But what is at stake for Europe & America?

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Divided, Britons Ask: 'Should I Stay or Should I Go?'

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The latest polls show U.K voters deeply divided over whether their country should stay in the European Union, or say goodbye.

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John Hickenlooper: America's Brewpub Governor (And Possible Clinton VP)

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s name has been mentioned as a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton. But his route to public office has been a little different from others.

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After Tragedy, A Doctor's Mission to Remake Our Healthcare System

Monday, June 06, 2016

Dr. James Weinstein could not heal his own daughter. But her struggle with leukemia opened his eyes to things he’d never considered as a healthcare provider.

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Fighting for The First Amendment in the Digital Age

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker, which was funded by billionaire Peter Thiel, has raised questions about free expression and the power of money in the internet era.

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Breaking the Silence: How America Can Confront the Sins of the Past

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

This week, President Obama will become the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima since the U.S dropped the atomic bomb, but he won't be apologizing for the destruction we inflicted.

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'Genealogy Roadshow' Helps Everyday People Map Family Trees

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The co-host of PBS's "Genealogy Roadshow" shares some advice for those interested in starting genealogical research.

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Restorative Radio Project Transports Prisoners Home

Monday, May 16, 2016

For more than a decade, a community radio station in Kentucky has aired the program "Calls from Home," which broadcasts messages that families have left for incarcerated loved ones.

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