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
- October 3, 2015
Search teams have spotted multiple objects in the water where crews are searching for the El Faro, the American cargo ship that went missing after encountering heavy weather from Hurricane Joaquin. Continue reading →
- August 23, 2015
The three Americans chiefly responsible for overpowering an armed attacker on a Thalys high-speed train recounted the harrowing takedown for reporters at a press conference held Sunday in Paris. Continue reading →
- August 22, 2015
Two American servicemen were among the passengers who overpowered an armed attacker on a Thalys high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, averting what officials said was an attempted terrorist attack. Continue reading →
- August 1, 2015
The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland had been warned about “unprofessional conduct” in 2014, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press. Continue reading →
- July 19, 2015
In a decade-old deposition, actor Bill Cosby admitted to using his status as a famous comedian as well as drugs in order to have sex with women, the New York Times reported Saturday. Continue reading →