Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

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@wgbh.org.

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

The Rise of Taliban Influence in Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

We explore the creep of Taliban influence, strength and political power in Afghanistan and whether the Afghan government alone has the strength to stop it.

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"Only 10 Percent of Americans Love Cooking": What it Means for the Grocery Industry

Thursday, July 19, 2018

90% of us either hate cooking or feel lukewarm about it. What's a grocery store to do?

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How One Puerto Rican Restaurant Keeps its Flavors Alive

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

One Puerto Rican restaurant in New York City showcases its legacy and culture through its food, and passes its cooking traditions down through generations. 

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Understanding Food Gentrification's Impact on Hunger

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Affordable foods are transformed into trendy, expensive menu items. What then? 

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Chef Edward Lee on the Multilayered Melting Pot of American Cuisine

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Chef Edward Lee describes American food as a simmering soup that is both layered and complex, but also delicious.

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How the Food Network Shaped a Generation

Monday, July 16, 2018

What impact have television food shows had on home cooking in America?  

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Britain Braces Itself for Trump’s Visit

Thursday, July 12, 2018

President Donald Trump's first official visit to the U.K. since he was elected is expected to be marked by widespread protests.

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Guatemalan Mother Still Separated from Son Following Self-Deportation from the U.S.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The story of one woman who self-deported and has still not been reunited with her son.

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Tens of Thousands of Former For-Profit College Students Await Debt Relief

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A federal judge in California recently ordered the Education Department to stop collecting on loans of students who attended schools run by the now defunct Corinthian Colleges.

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Congress Debates the Farm Bill as Deadline Approaches

Thursday, June 21, 2018

A look at the potential outcomes of the Farm Bill and its impact on farmers. 

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Study Finds Proposition 47 Increased Theft Crimes in California

Thursday, June 14, 2018

A new study released this week found that a controversial ballot measure passed by voters in California in November 2014, led to an increase in thefts, including car break-ins.

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With Trump-Kim Summit Underway, a North Korean Defector Speaks Out

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

As President Trump and Kim Jong-un discuss the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, some people see a major omission: human rights. 

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On 50th Anniversary Of His Father's Death, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Finds Meaning In RFK's Life

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

On June 5, 1968, Senator Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles shortly after winning California's Democratic presidential primary.

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Student Activists Push for Asian-American Studies Programs

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in the country, but few colleges and universities offer programs about Asian-American history or culture.

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Swift Prosecution of ISIS Suspects in Iraq Raises Alarm

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

In recent months, the Iraqi justice system has been swiftly punishing those charged with supporting ISIS. But there are major concerns about the process.

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Republicans Roll Back Dodd-Frank Regulations Passed After Recession

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

In a bipartisan move, the House voted to exempt thousands of small and medium-sized banks from Dodd-Frank's financial restrictions. It now heads to President Trump for his signature.

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New Report Examines Diversity in America’s Newsrooms

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A new report out today considers the current state of racial and gender diversity in newsrooms around the country.

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Why British Comedian Gina Yashere Won't Be Watching the Royal Wedding

Friday, May 18, 2018

On Saturday, Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle. The two will tie the knot at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, just over 20 miles west of London.

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Outcry After Rape Survivor Sentenced to Death in Sudan

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

A death sentence case involving a woman in Sudan who killed her husband has brought international condemnation.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Sports Gambling

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A new decision from the Supreme Court is paving the way to broader legalization sports betting, a practice that was previously restricted by federal law.

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