Elizabeth Ross


Innovation Hub

Elizabeth is a producer for The Takeaway.

Elizabeth Ross is senior producer for Innovation Hub. For many years, she was WGBH's producer for the national news radio program, "The Takeaway, " a co-production with WNYC and PRI. Elizabeth's work has aired on PRI's "The World," NPR and the BBC. She also collaborated with The GroundTruth Project, reporting on local stories for WGBH News that complemented GroundTruth's international reporting.Elizabeth grew up across the pond in the United Kingdom and began her journalism career as a BBC Regional News Trainee based in Wales. She was a producer at the BBC World Service for the show "East Asia Today" and a freelance producer and reporter for BBC Radio 4's "The World Tonight."

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The lost art of listening

In a world full of noise, is anyone being heard?

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Sal Khan on leveling the playing field, in and out of the classroom

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Families leaving traditional education have lessons for those left behind

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Why we can’t quit cities

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Living in a disinfected world could pose unintended consequences

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A proposal to wipe out childhood poverty in the US

A Social Security benefit for the nation’s neediest kids would virtually eradicate poverty for children, says one leading economist.

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Cities suffer when the 1% leave

Why many of us lose when the wealthiest move out of high-tax cities.

CDC Director Dr. Redfield and Dr. Fauci leave a meeting together. A screen displays the text, "Opening Up America Again."

American exceptionalism in a pandemic

COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. It’s also created a moment to turn things right side up.

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What 1 billion Americans would mean for the US

The US has the world’s largest economy, but for how much longer?

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How tech reshapes our relationships

What happens when tech influences every aspect of our lives — even who we meet, and what our families look like?