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 [at] wgbh [dot] org.
Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:
Thursday, May 21, 2015
In one of the largest charity fraud cases in history, four cancer charities are accused of spending nearly $200 million in donations on goods and services.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The "immature teenage brain" defense couldn't save convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty. One psychiatrist casts doubt on the defense's argument.
Monday, May 11, 2015
How do you build a wheelchair for rugged roads and easy repair in the developing world? Look no further than your mountain bike.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
A new series produced by The GroundTruth Project, "Foreverstan," considers what America’s longest war has accomplished, and its lasting consequences for the people of Afghanistan.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
After being found guilty on 30 counts, Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may now face the death penalty. That process begins next week, and it will be up to the jury to decide.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Two years after the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2013, and one month after his trial began, accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has faced his final day on trial.
Monday, April 06, 2015
About 2,000 people managed to flee the Yarmouk refugee camp over the weekend, but Palestinian officials report that as many as 18,000 civilians remain trapped.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
At least a dozen were killed at Garissa University College. Al Shabab is the same group that killed 67 people at the Westgate shopping mall in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, back in 2013.
Monday, March 30, 2015
The private group behind the effort to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston is calling for the voters of Massachusetts to decide whether the city should bid to host the Games.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The prosecution in the trial of the admitted Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is winding down.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A highly anticipated autobiography under the working title, "The Presidential Years" is due to be published posthumously by Nelson Mandela.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Students, parents and teachers are anxious as schools around the country embark on a new set of standardized tests as part of the Common Core standards.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The officers were within a crowd of protesters that had gathered outside the station after the city's police chief, Thomas Jackson, agreed to resign.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
The White House has made tackling sexual assault on college campuses a top priority, but some are critical of the response seen at some universities.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
How do you help a dying person? Boston surgeon Atul Gawande discusses some of the difficulties doctors—including himself—have helping patients with end-of-life care.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A new documentary considers the reasons for Thomas Edison's enduring fame, and the darker side of the great inventor's fiercely competitive nature.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Three men were charged with operating a Russian spy ring in New York City. They attempted to collect intelligence and recruit New York City residents as intelligence sources.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Human rights activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kailash Satyarthi, has had his bones broken and his life threatened by adversaries during his struggle to end child slavery.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The Takeaway talks with the co-producers of a popular radio soap opera, airing in the Middle East, about the fictional lives of Syrian refugees living in Jordan.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
A Syrian exile in Washington, D.C. describes how the radio station she co-founded has created a voice for ordinary Syrians and humanized the Syrian crisis.