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, 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.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The second phase of selecting a jury in the federal trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, gets underway this week.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Why do we struggle to keep even our best New Year’s resolutions? We delve into the latest research about the science of decision-making to find out.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
About 2 million Americans a year are infected with drug-resistant bacteria, but researchers have high hopes for a new antibiotic that uses bacteria found in our soils.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Revolutionary War patriots like Paul Revere stuffed this time capsule in 1795, making it our country's oldest. Last night, a Boston museum cracked it open. Hear what's inside.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Lawmakers in the Ukrainian parliament, along with the support of President Petro Poroshenko, have voted to drop its “non-aligned” status with the aim of eventually joining NATO.
Monday, December 15, 2014
On December 24, 1914, in the midst of World War I, soldiers along the Western Front put down their weapons, left their trenches, and wished their enemies a Merry Christmas.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Can you abolish homelessness? According to the nation's former "homeless czar," the answer is a resounding yes.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
A look at how a failed rescue mission in Yemen left a South African teacher, who was set to be released, dead hours before gaining his freedom.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has released a video of a man pleading for his life. The man in the video identifies himself as journalist Luke Somers.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
This week the United Nations World Food Program announced that it had been forced to suspend food vouchers to some 1.7 million Syrian refugees because of a lack of funding from donors.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A grand jury that was deliberating the fate of Ferguson officer Darren Wilson decided not to indict him for 18-year-old Michael Brown's shooting death.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Musicians from some of the West African countries most ravaged by Ebola have been raising awareness about the deadly virus through their songs.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
This morning in Israel, two Palestinian assailants reportedly stormed a synagogue in West Jerusalem, killing at least four worshippers.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
A town in central Massachusetts could be the first town in the U.S. to ban all tobacco sales.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Boundaries created after WWI have led to many modern day conflicts, including the current struggle between Kurdish forces and the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
Friday, November 07, 2014
There have been mass protests in Mexico this week over the slow pace of an investigation of 43 missing student teachers in the southern state of Guerrero on September 26th.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Russia's economy is in trouble. Its currency—the ruble—has fallen to an all-time low. Against the dollar, the ruble is now 25 percent weaker than it was at the start of the year.