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:

Can Our District Attorneys Reform American Criminal Justice?

Friday, October 05, 2018

District Attorneys are an often overlooked position that play a key role in shaping America's relationship with law and order.


Everything You Really Need to Know about Paying for College

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Finding the right college and figuring out how to pay for it can be a daunting task, but a new project aims to make things simpler for students and their families.  


Former Secretary of State John Kerry on America's Shifting Place in Geopolitical Landscape

Friday, September 28, 2018

John Kerry and Amy Walter discuss America's place on the world stage.


Emotional Scars Haunt Frederick Clay as He Reintegrates Back Into Life Outside of Prison

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

After serving 38 years in prison for a murder that he insisted he did not commit, Frederick Clay was exonerated last year, but he has a fight on his hands for compensation.


Poll: Majority of Americans Support Diversity in Higher Education, Oppose Affirmative Action

Monday, September 17, 2018

A new survey finds that the majority of Americans disagree with the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold affirmative action. But most still say that they value diversity on college campuses.


Dramatic Increase in Social Media Use by Teens

Monday, September 10, 2018

The percentage of teenagers who use social media frequently has almost doubled in the last six years, a new study finds.


Is there a “Textbook Shakedown” on College Campuses?

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Besides college tuition, another hefty cost that students need to worry about is the price of textbooks. Is there any relief in sight?


Ayanna Pressley on Path to Become the First Black Woman Elected to Congress from Massachusetts

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

In Massachusetts 7th Congressional District, there was a big upset as Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley defeated 10-term incumbent Congressman Michael Capuano.


UN Report Accuses Myanmar Military of Genocide

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The report also recommends that several top officials in the Myanmar military should face trial in the International Criminal Court. 


Reflections on the Life and Legacy of Senator John McCain

Monday, August 27, 2018

Remembering the life and career of Senator John McCain, who died on Saturday at the age of 81.


Some Immigrants Seeking Legal Residency Through Marriage Targeted for Detention, Lawsuit Alleges

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

A federal judge will hear a second day of arguments in a case accusing the administration of allegedly targeting certain undocumented immigrants seeking legal status through marriage. 


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.


"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?


Understanding Food Gentrification's Impact on Hunger

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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


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. 


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.


How the Food Network Shaped a Generation

Monday, July 16, 2018

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


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.


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.


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.