Ellen Frankman is an Associate Producer with The Takeaway.
At The Takeaway, Ellen produces and edits segments on politics, the economy, foreign policy, health and the environment. She co-produced Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer, a six-month series following three African American women with breast cancer, which won a Gracies Award for Outstanding Series and a NABJ award for best radio documentary. In 2014, Ellen produced an award-winning four-part series that explores standards for engineering and design in the modern world, and in 2012, she assisted with round-the-clock coverage of Hurricane Sandy.
Prior to joining The Takeaway, Ellen worked as a reporter for The Sag Harbor Express and a research associate at Fox News. She began her career in public radio at WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show.
Ellen graduated from New York University with a B.A. in Journalism and English.
Ellen Frankman appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Tensions continue to escalate between Turkey and Russia, after Turkish forces shot down a Russian warplane over what it claims to be Turkish airspace.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Accusations are swirling that senior intelligence officials were presenting overly optimistic accounts of the fight against the Islamic State.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Belgium, the small country of 11 million, has contributed more fighters per capita to jihad in Syria and Iraq than any other European country.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
In the wake of the Paris attacks, cities across the U.S. are reconsidering their counter-terrorism strategies.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Amidst the Paris attacks and the migrant crisis, the decades-old Schengen Agreement that has allowed people to move freely across 26 countries risks being disrupted permanently.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
A Greek passport found near the dead body of one of the gunmen in Friday's terror attacks sheds new light on ISIS's manipulation of the refugee crisis to the group's advantage.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet over the weekend in Vienna to discuss a diplomatic solution to end the conflict in Syria.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
There are a number of false myths surrounding the events and outcomes of World War II. A new book helps debunk them.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
A landmark election for the five-year-old democracy of Myanmar may mean new economic hope for a country that is being closely watched by investors.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Former Vice President Al Gore calls for action against climate change from his position as chairman of the Climate Reality Project. He will host a global day of action later this week.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
After all the problems with police this past year, a town in Florida is considering the question: What if we were to get rid of police entirely?
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
During his first press conference as speaker of the House, Paul Ryan said he was open to attaching new policies to the budget before the December 11 deadline.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Over the last six years, at least 1,000 police officers across 41 states were stripped of their badges for sexual misconduct. But those numbers tell only one part of the story.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Yesterday was John Boehner's last day of his 25-year career in Congress. The Takeaway reflects on his best and worst moments.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
One Afghan presidential advisor sees economic opportunity in transportation, while the inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction sees a history of economic waste.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Whether it's Donald Trump's New York honk or Ted Cruz's Texas twang, politicians often play up or manipulate their accents for a national audience.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
A group of 130 police leaders will meet with President Obama today to discuss their plans to end the systems of mass incarceration in their respective districts.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The death of one New York man has reignited a debate over whether a solitary life in modern America is a lonely life.
Monday, October 19, 2015
The longest war in U.S. history is sending American troops back to Afghanistan for their third, fourth, or fifth tours.
Friday, October 16, 2015
With help from a whistle-blower, The Intercept has published a cache of secret documents on the U.S. drone program. Here's how the government's use of drones has changed over time.