Elisabeth Ponsot (Beth) is the Online News Editor at PBS NewsHour Weekend, where she oversees the program's digital 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
- April 4, 2015
A San Diego judge has sentenced 28-year-old Kevin Bollaert to 18 years in prison for running a “revenge porn” website that featured explicit photographs and included identifying information such as links to the victims’ social media accounts. Continue reading →
- March 29, 2015
Is it ethical to use a friend’s Netflix password? Is cable still worth the cost? Read what NewsHour staff had to say about their media diet and share your thoughts. Continue reading →
- March 28, 2015
Photographer and editor Samra Habib’s work is chronicled on the Tumblr, “Just me and Allah” and is being showcased at an exhibit this weekend at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center in New York City. Continue reading →
- March 21, 2015
A federal judge ruled on Friday that the government must release photographs that depict abuse of detainees by American military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading →
- March 15, 2015
A 20-year-old man from the St. Louis area was arrested and charged Sunday in connection with last week’s shooting of two police officers following a late-night protest in Ferguson, Mo. Continue reading →