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
- January 17, 2015
At least five people were killed in Niger during protests against the French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo on Saturday, authorities said, raising the two-day death toll in the violent demonstrations in the country’s capital to ten. Continue reading →
- January 11, 2015
Over one million people poured into the streets of Paris on Sunday in a march to honor the victims of three days of violence which began with the massacre of 12 people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. Continue reading →
- January 10, 2015
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied across France on Saturday to decry the terror attacks that left 17 dead over three days of violence, which began with an assault on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. Continue reading →
- January 4, 2015
Tens of thousands of mourners convened on Sunday for the funeral of New York City Police Department officer Wenjian Liu, who was killed alongside his partner, Rafael Ramos, on Dec. 20 by a man who claimed to be acting in retribution for police killings of black men. Continue reading →
- January 3, 2015
Sonar equipment used by search teams looking for the crash site of AirAsia Flight 8501 has detected four large objects on the ocean floor, Indonesian officials said Saturday. Continue reading →