Ellen Frankman

Ellen Frankman

Associate Producer
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.

Recent Stories


US medical workers strike back at strict Ebola quarantines

No sooner had New York and New Jersey enacted strict new quarantine measures for travelers and health workers from West Africa than the backlash began. Health workers and officials quickly forced the states to rescind their policies, saying they'll keep doctors and nurses from going to West Africa.


How do you succeed as an entrepreneur? Go crazy

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GMO lobbying is a booming business as labeling laws increase

The battle over labeling GMO foods has prompted food companies to pour $27 million into lobbying efforts — just in the last six months. With a lawsuit arguing that Vermont's GMO labeling law is unconstitutional and fights to stop labeling initiatives in other states, the big food lobbying push is likely to keep growing.