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 and a NABJ award for best radio documentary. 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:
Friday, August 28, 2015
After Chinese agriculture officials were caught spying, some FBI bureaus have made agriculture technology the number two most important security issue, second only to terrorism.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
More than 250,000 acres are believed to be burning, a rare event that's breaking records in the state's history.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
While startups and tech companies are working on new ideas above the ground, energy companies—some of this country's original innovators—are focusing their efforts below the ground.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Brené Brown, author of "Rising Strong," exhorts us to try, fail and learn from our failures.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Cuban-American musician Arturo O'Farrill says there's another chance for his two beloved places to fall in love.
Friday, August 21, 2015
After Greece narrowly avoided default, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced resignation. New elections will most likely be held on September 20th.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
After a scandal involving Brazil's state-run oil company, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets over the weekend to call for the impeachment President Dilma Rousseff.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Germany takes in more asylum seekers than any other nation in Europe—an estimated 750,000 this year alone—but a recent spurt of attacks against refugees have ignited a national debate.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
In a major setback for college athletics on Monday, the National Labor Relations Board overturned a 2014 ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the right to unionize.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Lt. Col. Kate Germano, who led the Marine Corps' only all-female recruit battalion, was relieved of her duties after her leadership style was found to be "hostile."
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Just last month, a NASA satellite was able to capture another whole-Earth picture for the first time since 1972.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
On August 6th, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act. But the law continues to face a number of challenges.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
An annual evaluation of how 188 countries deal with human trafficking may have been massaged by political motivations, a new Reuters investigation finds.
Monday, August 03, 2015
Joss Stone's new album, "Water For Your Soul," finds inspiration from African pop, folk and reggae. She wrote many of the new songs with Damian Marley, Bob Marley's youngest son.
Friday, July 31, 2015
The Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 for the Winter Games. The decision edged out Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, in a 40 to 44 vote.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
A white University of Cincinnati police officer has been indicted in the murder of a black driver, raising tensions around the city.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
A massive cleanup effort is underway in Alaska, with tons of debris being airlifted from the shores and beaches and transported to a barge for disposal.
Friday, July 24, 2015
The Grammy award-winning guitar player and singer discusses his new solo album and the search for the American sound.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's; 15.5 million serve as their caregivers. A new drug offers a glimmer of hope. How should caregivers care for themselves in the meantime?
Friday, July 17, 2015
The Movie Date Podcast team is back to review the weekend's new releases, including "Trainwreck," and "Antman."