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:
Friday, August 18, 2017
It's been a week since a terrorist drove a car into a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, VA. How has the nation reacted to the violence?
Thursday, August 17, 2017
On Wednesday, President Trump disbanded his Manufacturing Council and Strategy and Policy Forum after several business leaders resigned following his comments about Charlottesville.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
"In 1939, I didn’t hear war coming," writes Harry Leslie Smith. "Now its thundering approach can’t be ignored."
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The number of hate groups in the U.S. rose for a second year in a row in 2016 as the radical right was energized by Donald Trump, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Musician and singer Jack Grace discusses his latest studio album, "Everything I Say is a Lie."
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
A lesser told story of the Syrian civil war is the story of the women who remain, and who hope to be agents of change when — not if — their country emerges from the fighting.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Trump Administration is moving to make it impossible to take nursing homes to court. Some 1.5 million nursing home residents could be affected by this rule change.
Friday, August 04, 2017
The travel advisory for the state of Missouri brings back memories of The Green Book, a guide started in the 1930s that helped black travelers seek out safe locations.
Thursday, August 03, 2017
On Wednesday, Republican lawmakers in the Senate introduced legislation to cut legal immigration by half over the course of 10 years.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
With the Trump Administration continuing to ramp up its rhetoric on North Korea, former Joint Chiefs Head Admiral Mike Mullen is keeping a close eye on Kim Jong-un.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Back in 2009, Congress passed a law that requires no less than 33,400 beds in immigration centers to be “active” every night. This quota costs the U.S. about $2 billion a year.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
General John Kelly served more than 40 years in the U.S. military. But being President Trump's chief of staff may be his most difficult job yet.
Friday, July 28, 2017
"Menashe" offers a window into the secretive, self-contained Borough Park neighborhood and the life of one ultra-Orthodox Jewish father.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
President Trump says trans service members make the military responsible for "tremendous medical costs." Is that true? One on-gyn who works with trans veterans weighs in.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
In Venezuela this week, the chant of protests has been replaced by the silence of a 48 hour strike as many citizens stand against the leadership of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The growing investigation into Russian election meddling has turned its sights to Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Under President Trump, the Justice Department is trying to purge voter roles, according to Vanita Gupta, former head of the DOJ's civil rights division under President Obama.
Friday, July 21, 2017
The Trump administration is taking a hammer to the infamous MS-13 gang. But is the federal government suited for the challenge?
Thursday, July 20, 2017
After three years of control by ISIS, the Iraqi city of Mosul is free once more. A correspondent takes us inside the remains of the city as it looks to an uncertain future.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Sites like InfoWars and Breitbart push conspiracy theories that make their way into the mainstream conservative media, and sometimes even reach the president himself.