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Ellen Frankman

Ellen Frankman is Senior 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:

Obama Invests $19 Billion in U.S. Cybersecurity

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A final budget from the Office of the President landed before Congress on Tuesday, complete with $19 billion for cybersecurity funding.

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Taiwan Looks to the Future Amid Earthquake Recovery

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake is testing Taiwanese President-elect Tsai Ing-wen, the nation's first female leader.

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Hillary and Bernie to Spar One-on-One in New Hampshire

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Tonight at the Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will square off one-on-one for the first time this election cycle. 

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The Zika Virus: Global Epidemic Prompts Search for a Vaccine

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

An international public health emergency has been declared for the Zika virus, but the World Health Organization is not optimistic that a vaccine will be developed soon.

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With an Eye on November, Some Want Rubio to Save the GOP

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

According to Iowa entrance polls, 44 percent of Republican voters say Senator Marco Rubio is electable. Is Iowa a fresh start for the Florida senator? Have voters rediscovered him?

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How Ticket Brokers Game the Sales System

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

New York's attorney general has released an investigation into online ticket brokers, an industry he describes as a "fixed game."

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Race and Power: The Complex Legacy of The First Black President

Monday, February 01, 2016

Academic and author Michael Eric Dyson explains how President Obama’s time in office has shaped the national conversation on race and the black power structure.

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Taking The Stress Out of Family Dinners

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Research shows that regular family meals can benefit both children and parents. But family dinners don't have to be stressful.

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The Zika Virus Has Reached the United States

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Zika virus, a mosquito-born illness, has been correlated with severe birth defects. 

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Panel Calls for Depression Screening for Pregnant Women, New Moms

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

This week, one of the nation's leading preventive medicine panels recommended that pregnant and women who have just given birth be screened for depression by a doctor.

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Designing for an Equal Future

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Denver's hoping to redesign itself to create an economy of young creatives, all while avoiding the pitfalls seen in other rapidly-gentrifying cities like San Francisco and New York.

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'X-Files' Gets Another Shot at Sci-Fi Fandom

Friday, January 22, 2016

Some good news for "X-Files" fans: Almost 14 years after its last episode aired, the show is returning in all of its spooky glory this Sunday.

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Films to Catch and Skip At the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, January 22, 2016

The Takeaway reviews the sci-fi action flick "The 5th Wave," and the stop-motion drama "Anomalisa."

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A Third Term for Biden?

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Following his decision not to run for president this election cycle, some Joe Biden backers are calling for the vice president to consider an unprecedented third term as VP.

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History of Mistrust Feeds TB Outbreak in Alabama

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

In the small town of Marion, Alabama, officials are trying to identify the source of a tuberculosis outbreak that has killed three people.

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A Degree Out of Reach

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

According to a report from Columbia's Community College Research Center, one of the biggest hurdles facing community college students is transfer to bachelor degree programs.

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Another Police Shooting Video Raises Questions in Chicago

Friday, January 15, 2016

On Thursday, a federal judge ordered that a video of another police shooting in Chicago be released. The footage captures a white officer shooting a black teen.

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A Life of Beauty and Turmoil in Haiti

Friday, January 15, 2016

In her new memoir, "A Sky the Color of Chaos," author M.J. Fievre chronicles the turmoil of her childhood, political unrest, and the deeply beautiful qualities of Haiti.

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A Second Life for The Planet's Largest Dinosaur

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The titanosaurus—the largest dinosaur to ever walk the planet—is getting a second life at the American Natural History Museum in New York.

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Why Al Jazeera America Pulled the Plug

Thursday, January 14, 2016

On Wednesday afternoon, executives at Al Jazeera America (AJAM) gathered employees to inform that the effective April of this year, AJAM TV and digital content would no longer exist.

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