Ellen Frankman is an Associate Producer with The Takeaway.
At The Takeaway, Ellen produces and edits segments on politics, the economy, foreign policy, health and the environment. She also assisted in round-the-clock coverage of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and produced a four-part series that explores standards for engineering and design in the modern world.
Prior to joining The Takeaway, Ellen worked as a reporter for The Sag Harbor Express and a research associate at Fox News. She began her career in public radio at WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show.
Ellen graduated from New York University with a B.A. in Journalism and English.
Ellen Frankman appears in the following:
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
After a hard fought campaign about eradicating corruption, there's a new leader in Nigeria.
Friday, March 27, 2015
At 250 miles above the earth's surface, astronaut Scott Kelly will experience time a bit slower than his twin brother back home. Meaning, at the end of a 342 day trip, he'll be younger.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Fireworks rung in the one-year anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea. But western forces are left struggling to develop a strategy to deal with Putin.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
This week, Oregon became the first state to use Department of Motor Vehicle records to automatically register residents to vote. Now other states are considering doing the same.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Protesters filled the streets across Brazil this week calling for the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for her alleged involvement in a bribery scandal.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
This week, ISIS fighters clashed with local militias in the coastal city of Sirte, but Libya hasn't seen stability since the overthrow and death of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in 2011.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Hyperbole isn't unprecedented in Washington, and neither is the behavior of the 47 Senate Republicans who penned an open letter to Iran's leaders, undermining the Obama Administration.
Monday, March 09, 2015
The Nigerian terrorist group, now allied with ISIS, has roughly 6,000 members and controls about 8,000 square miles of territory in northeastern Nigeria.
Monday, March 09, 2015
BBC North America Correspondent Aleem Maqbool retraced the the steps of those activists 50 years ago by walking from from Selma to Montgomery alongside one of the original marchers.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Lucas County, Ohio has become a model for transforming its juvenile justice system, focusing on community-based rehabilitation rather than incarceration.
Monday, March 02, 2015
Far underneath the snow in the state of Maine sits potential riches of gold and copper. These precious metals have some people arguing about issues of mining rights.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
On Monday, a freight train carrying more than 3 million gallons of oil derailed in West Virginia and exploded into a massive fireball. Yet, "bomb train" accidents are not uncommon.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
In 2002, the families of 9/11 victims filed suit against Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in aiding Al Qaeda. And now new testimony may raise the stakes on accountability.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
How do we keep terror and the American response to terror in line? The answer to both is satire.
Monday, February 16, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's successes at the negotiating table aren't appreciated evenly throughout Europe.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A group called "Got Your 6" plans to certify the films that meet their criteria.
Monday, February 09, 2015
Black men are more than twice as likely as their white counterparts to die from prostate cancer. A former patient and a doctor treating prostate cancer explain why.
Saturday, February 07, 2015
This is a special podcast focused on our six-month-long audio storytelling series, "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer."
Thursday, February 05, 2015
After 4 million responses from the public and a nudge from the president, the FCC chairmen sent a strong message yesterday: All internet must be treated equally.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
In his latest budget, President Obama calls for Congress to provide $1 billion to help Central America improve security, education and the economic health of the region.