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:

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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Gina Haspel Faces Tough Confirmation to Head C.I.A.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

President Trump's pick to serve as the director of the C.I.A. Gina Haspel is expected to be challenged about her role in the agency's use of controversial interrogation tactics.

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New York A.G. Eric Schneiderman Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

New York's Democratic Attorney General has resigned after being asked to step aside by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Schneiderman was the subject of several allegations of sexual abuse.

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The 50th Anniversary of Bill Russell's Historic N.B.A. Championship Win

Friday, May 04, 2018

50 years ago this week, former Boston Celtics player-coach Bill Russell became the first black coach ever to win a major professional championship.

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Malaysian 'Fake News' Law Targets Government Critics

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Malaysia has convicted the first person under their new law outlawing 'fake news.' Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman pleaded guilty under the law for posting a contentious Youtube video.

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FCC Chair Ajit Pai Promised to Scrap Net Neutrality. So Why Hasn't He Done it Yet?

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Over four months ago, the F.C.C. voted to repeal rules that ensure equal and open access to the Internet for everyone, but those protections are somehow still in a place.

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Sea-Level Rise Endangers Centuries-Old Farms in Maryland

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Saltwater has been flooding into farms in the Chesapeake Bay region and destroying land that has been farmed since colonial times.

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How James Brown Kept Boston Calm After MLK Jr.'s Assassination

Thursday, April 05, 2018

After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., James Brown helped keep the peace in Boston with a legendary concert.

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Controversial Online University Launches Next Month

Friday, March 30, 2018

For the first time in the history of American higher education, a state public university has purchased a for-profit college and the deal is stirring some controversy.

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Heeding Court Order, Wisconsin Governor Calls for Special Elections

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker faces a deadline today to call special elections to fill two legislative seats that have been open since December.

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Peru's President Resigns Amid Bribery Scandal

Thursday, March 22, 2018

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru announced his resignation on Wednesday amid a swirling bribery scandal. 

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The Howard University Takeover, Fifty Years Later

Monday, March 19, 2018

A former student leader of the 1968 Howard University takeover recalls what happened 50 years ago when students shut down the institution in protest for days.

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U.K. Expels Russian Diplomats After Nerve Gas Attack

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Why has Britain's response to the attempted assassination of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal appeared so tentative?

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After Parkland: How Gun Laws Are Changing Across America

Friday, March 09, 2018

Several state legislatures have passed or are considering gun control measures after last month’s mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Is this a turning point?

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Texas Primary Election: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Voters in Texas headed to the polls on Tuesday in the nation’s first statewide primaries in the 2018 midterm election season.

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Transportation Safety Rules Stalled Under Trump Administration

Monday, March 05, 2018

Many important safety rules for cars, trains, airplanes, commercial buses, trucks, and more have been rolled back or sidelined under President Trump’s direction, an investigation finds.

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