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:

Haitians Cry Out as Immigration Protections Erased

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An Obama-era program that granted Haitians Temporary Protected Status in the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will come to an end in January, the Trump Administration announced Monday.

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Trump Turmoil: Senator McCain Waits For Another Shoe to Drop

Friday, May 19, 2017

The Trump-Russia probe is "similar to Watergate and Iran-contra in that there seems to be a new shoe that drops every day or two," Senator John McCain tells The Takeaway. 

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Senator Durbin Pushes to Reform H-1B Visa Program

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

President Trump thrust the H-1B visa program back into the spotlight recently. What are the problems with the program, and are they likely to get fixed anytime soon?    

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The Fearless Aggression of Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Monday, May 01, 2017

Chess master and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson discusses his fight to keep President Donald Trump and corporate America in check.  

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Tech Sector Challenged By Trump’s Immigration and Travel Policies

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

There are renewed concerns from the tech sector about the industry’s ability to recruit and retain a pool of much-needed foreign-born talent.

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Reimaging Public Libraries For the Digital Age

Friday, April 07, 2017

A look at the importance of libraries in the 21st century, as both physical and digital spaces.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Challenges Trump’s Agenda

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is one of a number of attorneys general that are pushing back on the Trump Administration’s agenda on a range of issues.

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Massachusetts Lawsuit: A Blueprint For Other Sanctuary Cities?

Thursday, April 06, 2017

In Massachusetts, two of the state’s poorest communities are challenging President Trump's executive order that has threatened to strip federal aid to so-called "sanctuary cities."

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Designing The Public Library of The Future

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

What are the effects of good and bad design on our physical health and well-being? Much more than you might at first think.

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Why Brexit Will Be a Boon for Russia

Friday, March 31, 2017

Britain’s departure from the European Union could increase Russia’s influence in the region.

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Brexit Stirs Anxiety About Irish Peace

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

With Great Britain’s divorce from the European Union, there is growing anxiety in Ireland that the border between North and South will once again be a point of division.

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Britain’s Brexit Timeline: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Britain's plan to exit the E.U. becomes official this week when the government triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. It's never been done before. What potential pitfalls lie ahead?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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