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:
Friday, July 14, 2017
An all-female team of student inventors from Afghanistan finally has permission from the U.S. to travel to a forthcoming international robotics competition in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
After Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delayed regulations against for-profit colleges, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and 18 other Democratic attorneys general are suing.
Friday, July 07, 2017
One of the most highly anticipated meetings at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, will take place on the sidelines, between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
A former U.S. ambassador to NATO calls President Trump’s refusal to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election "a dereliction of the basic duty to defend our country.”
Monday, July 03, 2017
Donations have been slow in coming to help the more than 20 million people facing what has been called the “largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations.”
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
We know him for his theories on the laws of gravity and motion, but a new book examines the deeply religious views of Isaac Newton.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
There's a new succession line in Saudi Arabia: King Salman has made his 31-year-old son first in line to succeed him, a spot previously held by the king's nephew.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Boston is trying to confront a troubled reputation and history with race that dates back more than four decades, but will it work? Mayor Marty Walsh weighs in here.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Voters are headed to the polls today in Britain for a snap general election called by Prime Minister Theresa May.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. Here's what you need to know.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Yesterday, more than a thousand immigrants rights supporters descended on the Texas capitol. Tensions between lawmakers on either side of the issue escalated to threats of violence.
Monday, May 29, 2017
In this special Memorial Day episode, The Takeaway hosts conversations about the sacrifices made in war zones, and the challenges facing veterans at home.
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."