Ellen Ratner

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Ellen Ratner
The lovely Ellen Ratner.jpg
Ratner in 1996
Spouse(s)Cholene Espinoza
FamilyBruce Ratner (brother)
Michael Ratner (brother)
Max Ratner (uncle)

Ellen Ratner (born in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American news analyst who formerly appeared on the Fox News Channel and appeared on The Strategy Room and The Long and Short of It.[1] She is a retired White House correspondent and former bureau chief for Talk Media News, which she also managed, covering the White House and was heard on more than 400 radio stations across the US.[2] Her brothers are New York City-based developer Bruce Ratner and the late human rights attorney Michael Ratner.

She is the author of Ready, Set, Talk! A Guide to Getting Your Message Heard by Millions on Talk Radio, Talk Television, and Talk Internet (2006), 101 Ways to Get Your Progressive Ideas on Talk Radio (1997), and The Other Side of the Family: A Book for Recovery from Abuse, Incest and Neglect (1990).[2] In 2011 she co-authored, Self Empowerment: Nine Things the 19th Century Can Teach Us About Living in the 21st.[3]

She is also co-founder of self-help publishing company Changing Lives Press.[4] Among other books it has come out with is a satire of her brother's Atlantic Yards saga.[5] It also came out with her 2011 book.[3]

Ratner attended Goddard College and, for a Masters in Education, Harvard University. She is married to Cleveland resident Cholene Espinoza.[2][6] She has two brothers: New York attorney Michael Ratner and real estate developer Bruce Ratner.[7]


  1. ^ "The Power of Two". Logo Online's AfterEllen.com. 2006-09-11. Archived from the original on 2012-04-04. Retrieved 2009-12-26.
  2. ^ a b c "Ellen". Talk Media News. Archived from the original on 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2009-12-26.
  3. ^ a b Gehman, Anne; Ratner, Ellen (15 September 2011). Self Empowerment: Nine Things the 19th Century Can Teach Us About Living in the 21st. ISBN 9780984304738. Retrieved Feb 20, 2014.
  4. ^ "About Us". Changinglivespress.com. Archived from the original on December 17, 2014. Retrieved Feb 20, 2014.
  5. ^ "The Ratner family's payoff to longtime Atlantic Yards booster Steve Witt". The New York Daily News.
  6. ^ "What's wrong with Daniel Squadron, anyway?". Daily Kos.
  7. ^ Smith, Chris (2006-08-06). "Mr. Ratner's Neighborhood". nymag.com. Retrieved 2009-12-26.

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