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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