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 co-produced Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer, a six-month series following three African American women with breast cancer, which won a Gracies Award for Outstanding Series. In 2014, Ellen produced an award-winning four-part series that explores standards for engineering and design in the modern world, and in 2012, she assisted with round-the-clock coverage of Hurricane Sandy.
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:
Thursday, July 02, 2015
The renewed debate over the Confederate flag's place in modern America has made one Confederate soldier's great-grandson think hard about what he might say to his ancestors.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
In the immediate aftermath of the Charleston massacre, the House quietly rejected an amendment that would've allowed the CDC to study the underlying causes of gun violence.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
In the wake of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, health insurers are scrambling to consolidate in order to shave costs. Are monopolies the eventual endgame here?
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Since the Russian-backed invasion of eastern Ukraine almost a year ago, Lithuania is practicing military drills in defense against any threats to their sovereignty.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
It took Les Paul almost eight years to convince Gibson to manufacture his guitar in the 1950s—an instrument that at one point accounted for half of Gibson's total sales.
Monday, June 01, 2015
Delegates from 17 countries gathered in Bangkok on Friday to address an ongoing humanitarian emergency involving thousands of Muslim Rohingyas that are fleeing persecution in Myanmar.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Obama Administration is expected to announce a major overhaul for clean water regulations. The decision has already seen opposition from Republicans and oil and gas producers.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Patients looking for a cure for disease or a quick-fix for cosmetic issues are frequently turning to the procedures offered at stem cell clinics cropping up across the country.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Some 97 million people in India do not have access to clean water, and a majority of the sewages from cities flow into major waterways like the Ganges River.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Today, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that five banking giants will pay more than $5 billion in fines and plead guilty to multiple crimes.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Singer-songwriter Melody Gardot discusses her new album, "Currency of Man," which tackles issues of social consciousness, justice and race.
Monday, May 11, 2015
A clean needle exchange program has been extended in rural Indiana to stem the tide of a growing HIV epidemic driven by drug use.
Friday, May 08, 2015
It was one of the tightest election campaign in decades, but Prime Minister David Cameron was able to come out on top with his Conservative Party.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
In a new novel, Adolf Hitler wakes up in the year 2011 and becomes a talk show host. The book examines how Hitler's dark personality would fare in our internet driven world.
Friday, May 01, 2015
For a new generation of young people, the realities of modern dating often mean hooking up with no labels.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Supreme Court considers whether lethal injection drug cocktails subject death row inmates to cruel and unusual suffering in their last moments.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The New World Symphony explores the legacy of John Cage, whose avant-garde manipulation of sound was completely novel during the 40s, 50s, and 60s at the height of his work.
Friday, April 24, 2015
VICE News shares chilling footage from the Libyan coast guard and travels to detention centers in Libya, where we hear detained migrants speak of torture and human rights violations.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Dr. Warren Weinstein, an American held by Al Qaeda since 2011, and Giovanni Lo Porto, an Italian national who had been an Al Qaeda hostage since 2012, died in January.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Senator Mitch McConnell refused to move forward on Loretta Lynch's confirmation as attorney general until the Senate reached an agreement on a sex trafficking bill.