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:

Gun Control: Obama's Biggest Policy Failing?

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Barack Obama described the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School as the worst day of his presidency. Despite the horrific violence of that day, he wasn’t able to bring about change.

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President Obama’s Lasting Foreign Policy Legacy

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Is the United States stronger or weaker because of President Obama's foreign policy decisions? Two experts debate that question here. 

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After Russian Hacks, House Dems Face an Uphill Battle for Accountability

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Donald Trump finally admitted that he believes Russia was behind hacking operations carried out during the 2016 election. Here's what Democrats on Capitol Hill are planning next.

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Examining Obama's Economic Legacy

Friday, January 06, 2017

Is it safe to say that Obama’s finest achievement in office was stopping the Great Recession from turning into another Great Depression?

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The Uncertain Legacy of Obamacare

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

More than 20 million Americans have gained coverage since the Affordable Care Act was signed. Now, Republicans are on track to repeal President Obama's landmark healthcare law.

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In Germany, Political Tension After Berlin Market Attack

Thursday, December 22, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opponents are seizing on the opportunity to criticize her policies towards migrants and refugees in the wake of the Christmas market attack in Berlin.

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A Challenge to Press Freedoms in Poland

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

A long period of stability, freedom, and prosperity is being threatened in Poland because of a political crisis.

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Latest Target for Trump's Tweets: Pentagon’s Costly Fighter Jet

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the latest target for criticism from President-elect Donald Trump about defense spending.

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What Trump Could Mean for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to change years of U.S. policy towards Israel. What happens if he delivers on those promises?

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The Power and Politics of Fiction Writing

Thursday, November 17, 2016

There is a fascinating conversation taking place in the literary world right now, which gets to the heart of imaginative freedom and cultural appropriation. 

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Inside the Science of False Memory

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Our memories may be powerful forces in our lives, but a new book questions much of what we think we understand about them.  

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Trump: Chief Global Disrupter?

Monday, November 14, 2016

Since WWII, the U.S. has seen itself as a keeper and defender of international order and peace. With the election of Donald Trump as president, is America about to make a U-turn?

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How China Views the Race for the White House

Monday, November 07, 2016

Some of the rhetoric in the U.S. election campaign echoes China's negative opinions about American democracy.

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How Russians Are Viewing the U.S. Presidential Race

Monday, November 07, 2016

Russian state media has used the forthcoming U.S. election as an opportunity to take a swipe at the American democratic process.

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What the Middle East Thinks of the Race for the White House

Thursday, November 03, 2016

For better or worse, the U.S. has an outsized influence in the Middle East. Here's how the region is thinking about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. 

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Who is Britain Betting on this Election Season?

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

The drama of the U.S presidential election may be boosting revenues for betting companies in the U.K., but it is not just the gamblers who are interested in the outcome.  

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How Mexico Views the 2016 U.S. election

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

There has been lots of fierce rhetoric about Mexico this election season, but ordinary Mexicans have a great deal to say about their own interests in the results of the U.S. election.

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What Do Canadians Make of the 2016 Presidential Election?

Monday, October 31, 2016

In the run-up to Election Day, we’re reporting on how the presidential race is viewed abroad. First up: Some thoughts from our neighbor to the north.

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Refugees Fear for the Future as Authorities Demolish the Calais 'Jungle'

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

French authorities have started the process of destroying the shacks and tents that make up an informal refugee camp called the "Jungle" in Calais, France. 

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Massachusetts AG Pushes Back as Indian College Plans Expansion

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Plans by a large chain of private Indian colleges to expand into the U.S. have not gone over well in Massachusetts. The state's attorney general, Maura Healey, weighs in here. 

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