Elisabeth Ponsot (Beth) is the Digital News Editor at PBS NewsHour Weekend, where she oversees the program's online team.
Beth is responsible for managing the PBS NewsHour's online news coverage and social media accounts on the weekends.
Prior to joining PBS NewsHour, Beth was a web producer for PBS Need to Know and worked as a multimedia reporter and social media editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
She is a graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and Colby College.
Beth's Most Recent Stories
July 17, 2016
Three members of law enforcement were killed and three were wounded following a shootout at a gas station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday morning. The suspected shooter is also dead, officials said. Continue reading →
June 26, 2016
Last year, Consumer Reports found 30 percent of Americans with private health insurance have received a surprise bill, where their insurance plan paid less than they expected. Continue reading →
June 19, 2016
In the wake of tragedy, emergency room professionals confront how best to prepare for a mass shooting. Continue reading →
June 16, 2016
The 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax is expected to raise about $91 million for the city each year. Continue reading →
May 8, 2016
It was shortly before Passover in 1944 when 6-year-old Solomon Kofinas saw his father and sister for the last time. Continue reading →