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
- 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 →
- March 15, 2015
Real estate heir Robert Durst, the subject of an HBO documentary series ‘The Jinx,’ was arrested Sunday in New Orleans on a murder warrant issued by Los Angeles authorities. Continue reading →
- March 1, 2015
Tens of thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on Sunday in memory of Boris Nemtsov, the opposition politician who was gunned down near the Kremlin shortly before midnight on Friday. Continue reading →
- February 22, 2015
A video purportedly released by the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab late Saturday urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in Western countries, specifically naming the Mall of America in Minnesota.
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