Ellen Frankman is the Senior Producer of The Takeaway.
At The Takeaway, Ellen oversees the daily production of the show, managing a team of producers, and booking and editing content. Ellen helped drive the 2016 election coverage for The Takeaway and has covered breaking news events from Hurricane Sandy in 2012, to the terror attacks in Paris and Orlando.
Since joining The Takeaway in 2012, Ellen has produced award-winning projects including Being a Woman Online, a series which received a Gracie Award in 2016, and Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer, a six-month series which won a Gracie 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. 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, April 26, 2017
After the White House announced that it would impose a 20 percent tariff on lumber imported from Canada, the president took to Twitter to criticize America's neighbor to the north.
Monday, April 24, 2017
The global arms trade is at it’s highest level since the Cold War. Historian and writer Paul Holden argues that the present system undermines democracy and makes us less safe.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Some within the scientific community says that this weekend's March for Science politicizes a field that should not be political at all.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Bob Garfield, co-host of WNYC’s On the Media, examines the future of Fox News without its biggest star.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Once a rising star in the NFL, the former Patriots tight end was serving a life sentence without parole for a 2013 murder.
Monday, April 17, 2017
The apprehension of teachers, police officers, and public officials have spiked while a crackdown on media criticism and scrutiny of the government has intensified.
Friday, April 14, 2017
The U.S. dropped the largest ever non-nuclear bomb used in combat on Thursday in Afghanistan and also killed 18 allied fighters in Syria. What does it all add up to?
Thursday, April 13, 2017
John Sandweg, former acting director and acting general counsel of Immigration and Customs Enforcement from 2013-2014, says the administration may be biting off more than it can chew.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
When it comes to Syria, Russia and North Korea, Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Presidents Bush and Obama, is encouraged by the Trump Administration.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
It is estimated that nearly 30 percent of Ohio's high school juniors will be unable to graduate in 2018. The "graduation crisis" is being reportedly being caused by new requirements.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Lawsuits filed by Illinois and Washington State, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, are accusing Navient of profiting off private loans that were "designed to fail."
Friday, April 07, 2017
The Pentagon says that there is no dispute "that Syria used banned chemical weapons of the people of Idlib," adding that the strike was "a proportional response to Assad's heinous act."
Thursday, April 06, 2017
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump removed Stephen Bannon from the National Security Council.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Six years into this brutal war that has left hundreds of thousands dead and millions displaced, what can the international community accomplish?
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Despite strenuous objections from nearly everyone around him, Dr. King came out strongly against the Vietnam War on April 4, 1967. It forever changed his relationship with LBJ.
Friday, March 31, 2017
The Iranian New Year, Nowruz, ends on Sunday. Louisa Shafia, an Iranian-American chef and author of "The New Persian Kitchen," shares some her favorite recipes.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
In 29 California neighborhoods, lead contamination levels are almost three times higher than the contamination experienced by residents in Flint at the peak of the water crisis.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Real estate and law enforcement experts say some of Trump's former campaign manager's transactions in New York City fit a pattern used in money laundering.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
A new report argues that Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort signed a $10 million contract with a Russian billionaire in 2006 to the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Wildfires ripped through Kansas earlier this month. Some area ranchers who voted for Donald Trump say they wish the president was paying more attention to them in their time of need.