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Michal Divon, Khaleej Times

Michal Divon, Khaleej Times
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Updated 16 December 2021

Michal Divon, Khaleej Times

Michal Divon, Khaleej Times

Current occupation: Senior editor and producer at Khaleej Times

Former employers: News 12, i24 News 

Education: Bachelor of Arts in government, diplomacy and strategy from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya

Nationality: Israeli

Michal Divon is an Israeli journalist and TV host working as a senior editor and producer for Khaleej Times. 

Specializing in hosting live interviews, moderating panels, emceeing events, and producing video content across platforms, Divon leads a highly successful career as the first Israeli working for a Gulf-based newspaper. 

Divon has hosted high-profile events, including the annual Israel Day Parade broadcast with Fox5 and Israeli Embassy Independence Day Celebration. 

Among her notable interviews are those with UAE Ambassador to UN Lana Nusseibeh, Israeli Ambassador to US Ron Dermer, US Special Envoy Elan Carr and SpaceIL Chairman Morris Kahn. She has written for Khaleej Times, Jpost, Israel Hayom, Times of Israel and The Forward.