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:

“Butcher of Bosnia,” Ratko Mladic, Convicted of War Crimes and Genocide

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Former Bosnian Serb commander, Ratko Mladic, was convicted of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity at a U.N. tribunal in The Hague today.

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Inside Libya’s Migrant Slave Auctions

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Authorities in Libya are investigating reports of modern day slavery practices involving the sale of migrants.

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Fighting the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline

Friday, November 17, 2017

Preschool is supposed to be a time of discovery and play, but new national data reveals a troubling trend when it comes to the way that some young children are disciplined.

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50 Years On, Final Documents May Break the Mystery Around JFK's Assassination

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Today is the deadline for the release of all the remaining classified government records relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Will we learn anything new?

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Kenya Repeats its Election

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Voting is taking place in a contentious repeat presidential election in Kenya today, but there are serious concerns about whether it will be legitimate.

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After Russian Meddling, Lawmakers Seek to Regulate Political Ads Online

Friday, October 20, 2017

A bipartisan group of senators have introduced a bill that would force political ads sold on platforms like Facebook to be regulated the same way as ads sold on television and radio.

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Communist Party Elites Converge in Beijing

Thursday, October 19, 2017

President Xi Jinping is expected to solidify his leadership for another five years at the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.

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Attacks Threaten Somalia's Road Toward Stability

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

This weekend's deadly attack is  undermining stability in Somalia, a nation that was already battling famine and drought while also trying to overcome a decade of violence.

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From Incarceration to Graduation: One Young Man's Dreams of College Finally Realized

Thursday, October 12, 2017

When you're a convicted felon, there is a lot to overcome before you can even start out on the pathway towards college.

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Scientific Uncertainty Grows in the Trump Era

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

How is America's leadership in science being challenged by policies under the Trump administration?

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Brexit: A Clean Break is Not So Easy

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Negotiators have been hoping to make some headway with a fourth round of Brexit talks in Brussels this week. Will they be successful?

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The Economist Caught Between Climate Deniers and Alarmists

Friday, September 22, 2017

Bjorn Lomborg says some well-meaning climate activists give confusing and inaccurate information about climate change, and divert precious funds away from tried and tested solutions.

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Inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Is On A Mission To Do Good

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Amanda Gorman, the inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate, shares some of her poetry and discusses her mission for her newly created role.

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Concerns of Russian Meddling as Germany Prepares to Vote

Monday, September 18, 2017

Voters in Germany will head to the polls for federal elections next weekend, but some are worried about Russian interference. Sound familiar?

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Washington State Attorney General Sues to Protect DACA

Friday, September 08, 2017

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is co-leading a lawsuit with 15 other attorneys general challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA.

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Despite President's Speech, Americans Have Few Details on GOP Tax Pan

Thursday, August 31, 2017

President Donald Trump gave a speech on tax reform Wednesday. It has been more than 30 years since there was a tax overhaul. Will the president's plan be able to push ahead?

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Los Angeles Challenges Threat to Deny Federal Funds

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Los Angeles is suing the Trump administration over its latest threats to deny federal grant money to so-called "sanctuary cities."

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North Korea Bucks the U.N. With Latest Missile Test

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Early Tuesday, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over a northern Japanese island. In response, President Trump said that "all options are on the table."

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Moscow Mirage? New Reports Reveal Russian Trump Tower Plan

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

While Donald Trump was campaigning to become president, a business associate sought out commercial interests for him in Russia, including a deal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.

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Report: Exxon Actively Worked to Mislead the Public About Climate Change

Friday, August 25, 2017

An academic paper released this week definitively finds that Exxon acknowledged man-made climate change internally, but worked to misinform people publicly. 

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