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:
Thursday, October 01, 2015
President Jimmy Carter turns 91-years-old today. In honor of his birthday, we're imagining what the world would be like if the 39th president had won a second term.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
In our modern consumer driven society, the whims and the desires of the self may rule supreme—pushing aside the demands of the soul.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Qais Akbar Omar's memoir has been translated into more than 20 languages. But his outspoken criticism of Afghanistan's government has created problems for him and his family back in Kabul.
Monday, September 07, 2015
From extreme poverty to inequality and climate change, The Takeaway explores how citizens and governments are acting to better the world in the 21st century.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Malcolm Graham, the brother of Cynthia Graham Hurd, who was killed at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, says more needs to be done to address “growing racial problems.”
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Emergency funding from European creditors have helped the country stay afloat for now, but Greece’s financial woes are far from over, and its future in the eurozone has been questioned.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
What's the connection between human trafficking and climate change? This week Pope Francis invited mayors from cities around the globe to the Vatican to work on both issues.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
After nine and a half years, NASA’s New Horizons probe reached its destination today, hurtling past Pluto in a historic flyby at 7:49 a.m. ET.
Monday, July 13, 2015
A secret underground network, which includes informants living within ISIS territory, is helping to rescue hundreds of Yazidi women and girls from captivity.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Could Tetris be used to help people cope with PTSD? New evidence suggests that playing video games after traumatic events could be a useful form of therapy.
Monday, July 06, 2015
What does Greece's referendum decision mean for its future in Europe?
Thursday, July 02, 2015
The Takeaway talks with an imam about the environmental message he’s sending to his community during the holy month of Ramadan.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
The Takeaway speaks with two rabbis who are encouraging the Jewish community to do more to confront climate change.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
A team of biomedical engineering students believe they have the answer to reducing the number of maternal deaths in developing countries.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Drew Gilpin Faust, the president of Harvard, and Rafael Reif, the president of MIT, discuss the lessons they're still learning from their pioneering online venture: edX.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Yesterday, the International Monetary Fund called off its latest round of negotiations with Greece over its crippling debt. We look at what's ahead for Greece.
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
There are more students and recent graduates with college degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math than there are STEM jobs, a new report finds.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
In one of the largest charity fraud cases in history, four cancer charities are accused of spending nearly $200 million in donations on goods and services.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The "immature teenage brain" defense couldn't save convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty. One psychiatrist casts doubt on the defense's argument.
Monday, May 11, 2015
How do you build a wheelchair for rugged roads and easy repair in the developing world? Look no further than your mountain bike.