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Journalist/Editor/Media researcher

  • Freelance journalist, content writer, media researcher and editor

  • Expertise in innovation, startups, education, health, culture & lifestyle, travel, and social issues  

  • Work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Times of Israel, Reuters, CNN, Hadassah Magazine, The Jerusalem Post, NoCamels, IBA News, I21c and beyond

Israel as a 'Collaboration Nation'

By Viva Sarah Press/
While Israeli innovators are always looking out to partner up in the global markets, international investors and enterprises are also looking in for great technologies. Read more

Israeli entrepreneurs pay it forward as ‘scale-up nation’ takes shape

By Viva Sarah Press/The Times of Israel
A growth mindset and the weight of seasoned serial entrepreneurs who mentor a new generation of founders are driving the tech industry forward, experts say. Read more

Tech to Purify Indoor Air Could be Covid-19 Game-Changer

By Viva Sarah Press/
The potential risk for airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has put the need for safer indoor environments in the spotlight. And this need has put a small Israeli company, with an artificial intelligence technology solution to purify and manage indoor air quality, at the heart of the battle on how to keep public indoor spaces open and safe.  Read more

Now's the time to travel to Israel. Virtually.

By Viva Sarah Press/The CJN
Pre-coronavirus, Israel was named one of the world’s top destinations for 2020 by international tourism industry experts and there’s never been a better time to soak up Israeli culture. Virtually, of course. Read more

UAE, Israel Usher in New Opportunities

By Viva Sarah Press/
New collaboration deals between Israeli and the Emirati governmental and private entities are being announced one after the other as excitement and hope for present and pending collaborations run high in the wake of the US-brokered UAE-Israel normalization pact announced last week.

News headlines, social media channels and official government announcements are all hailing this agreement as a new opportunity for peace, business, and hope. Read more

A local's guide to Tel Aviv

By Viva Sarah Press/The Washington Post
Tel Aviv life is about adoring the beach, enjoying the outdoors, lingering with friends over coffee, rubbing shoulders with strangers at a market and being open to trying new foods. It is about watching the sunset, strolling along a boulevard or the beach promenade and, if you’re young at heart, going out until the early hours of tomorrow. Read more

Israeli Coronavirus-themed humor is unrestrained and hilarious

By Viva Sarah Press/
Whether being bombarded by rocket attacks or terror bombings, during war and routine insecurity, Israelis are known for their no-boundaries humor and cynicism, which bring people together to take on whatever challenge happens to be underway. Read more

Raise a glass to wine innovation

By Viva Sarah Press/
The focus on the grapes – and the technology– is where scientists Dr. Meir Shlisel, an expert in wine chemistry from Tel-Hai College, and his research student Ron Schweitzer are standouts. The pair are on a course to make wine – scientifically — healthier. Read more

Israeli fashion scene is always reinventing itself

By Viva Sarah Press/The JC
The Israeli fashion scene is a collection of independent ideas, free of laws, order and history, cut off from rigid cultural rules.
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Print Articles

Broadcast work

Media research and production:


On-screen reporting: 

Voice-over reporting:

Live demos:

  • Report, interview and broadcast live video content

Live demo: Upright 

Live-stream: Nachalat Binyamin

Live-stream: Carmel Market

Live-stream: Mt. Tzror, Negev Desert

For fun:

  • Shoot, edit and produce videos from my daily life

Powered parachute ride 

Draydel House, Tel Aviv

Hike: Zin Valley

Hike: Yorkam Spring

Mamanet Tel Aviv, Magen Team

Tel Aviv Velodrome: Sneak peek

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