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:
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Friday, April 07, 2017
A look at the importance of libraries in the 21st century, as both physical and digital spaces.
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.
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."
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.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Britain’s departure from the European Union could increase Russia’s influence in the region.
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.
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?
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.