UPDATE: As of March 2015 I’ve taken on the role of CEE Bankwatch Network‘s media officer. But since I probably won’t get rid of the writing bug, make sure to keep an eye on this site (especially the blog) from time to time.
It has been quite a journey since I first embarked on this independent journalism adventure in late 2005.
I followed scientists to Poland’s Tatra mountains, and joined a Palestinian ambulance crew in East Jerusalem; I got repeatedly snubbed by Jordan’s Atomic Energy Committee, but was greeted to the island kingdom of Tavolara, supposedly the world’s smallest, by the monarch (also restaurant owner) himself; I devoured Pastéis de Belém pastries at their 175 year old Lisbon namesake, and I also paid a visit to an Icelandic whale meat packing factory.
So, as you can see, I write about the environment, climate change and international affairs, I’m also interested in advancing journalism (in particular, collaborative journalism), social media, tech-social innovation and the linkages between them.
Among others I have been writing the environmental sections of two Israeli magazines – Galileo and Masa Acher – since November 2013 and October 2011, respectively. But my byline has appeared in a range of publications around the world including Die Welt, IPS, Swissinfo, Chinadialogue, Earth Island Journal, Ynet, Haaretz and many more.
Originally from Israel (no, I don’t practice Krav Maga), I’ve travelled and worked across Europe and I’m currently based in
the UK Poland. At least for the time being.
I’m a graduate of the Koteret Schol of Journalism in Tel Aviv, and I’ve also earned an M.A. in Journalism, Media and Globalisation from Aarhus University, Denmark, and the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Yes, I did quite a lot of biking back then).
And if you’re going to Google me, then, let me save you some typing.