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 website 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 staff reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
In addition to her work at NewsHour, Beth is currently a part-time M.S. candidate at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
Beth's Most Recent Stories
January 18, 2016
Experts estimate there are thousands of methane leaks across the U.S., compounding the nation’s greenhouse gas inventory and foisting political pressure onto federal regulators to deal with the global warming contributor. Continue reading →
January 10, 2016
In an interview with Sean Penn secretly conducted last year, drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman admitted he was the world’s largest supplier of heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. Continue reading →
December 5, 2015
The Islamic State said Saturday the two shooters who stormed a holiday party in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding 21, were followers of the militant group. Continue reading →
November 21, 2015
Schools and public transit will remain shuttered Monday in Brussels amid a “serious and imminent” threat of a terror attack on the Belgian capital, Prime Minister Charles Michel announced Sunday. Continue reading →
November 14, 2015
A 23-year-old American student was among the victims killed in Friday night’s terror assault on Paris. Continue reading →