Ilana Dayan is an Israeli investigative journalist, anchorwoman, and attorney. She is best known as host of the investigative television program Uvda (“Fact”) on the Israeli Channel 2, recently dubbed the Israeli 60 minutes.
Ilana was born in Argentina and immigrated to Israel with her family at the age of 6. She was drafted to the Israeli Defense Forces during the First Lebanon War and served as producer, editor and correspondent for the Israel Army Radio and was the first woman correspondent in the station’s history. Afterwards she studied law at Tel Aviv University and went on to complete her Ph.D. at Yale University. Now, she currently teaches courses on freedom of speech at Tel Aviv University.
Ilana’s vast experience and vivid anecdotes make this an episode you won’t want to miss!