Amir Mizroch

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Amir Mizroch (born December 6, 1975) is an Israeli journalist and Technology Editor, Europe, The Middle East and Africa at The Wall Street Journal, based in London. Formerly, he was editor of the English Edition of Israel Hayom, the nation's most widely circulated daily newspaper. He was formerly the Executive Editor and News Editor of The Jerusalem Post..

Early life and education[edit]

Mizroch was born in Israel and raised in South Africa, returning to Israel in 2000 after college. He has a Bachelor of Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.

Career[edit]

Mizroch first worked as an investigative news producer at the Mail & Guardian television in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2002 he joined the The Jerusalem Post, serving as Managing Editor of the paper's website jpost.com. He was News Editor from 2004 to April 2010. On April 21 he was promoted to Executive Editor. Apart from directing the newspaper's news coverage and editing much of the 'Post's content, Mizroch wrote stories and analysis for the paper on a regular basis. He resigned in February 2011. He joined Israel Hayom in April of 2011, and left in November 2013.

He keeps his own blog called Forecast Highs. He is also a frequent contributor to the Danger Room blog of Wired Magazine.

On 16 January 2014, it was announced that he will be joining The Wall Street Journal as Technology Editor for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.[1][2]

Honors[edit]

  • He was given a Certificate of Merit award for Journalism from the B'nai B'rith World Center for his [2] blog on American Jewish communities.[3]
  • He was selected for the Bertelsmann Stiftung German Israeli Young Leaders Exchange program[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amir Mizroch (16 January 2014). "A change of focus". Amir Mizroch blog. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "WSJDs Jonathan Krim Announces New Tech Appointments". Dow Jones. 16 June 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Deutsch-Israelischer Young Leaders Austausch" [German-Israeli Young Leaders Exchange] (in German). Bertelsmann Stiftung. [not in citation given]

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