Jerusalem-based Senior Foreign Press Coordinator of the Israeli Prime Minister's Office
Travels from Jerusalem, Israel
Availability: Contact JNF Speakers Bureau for availability or contact the speaker directly.
Middle Eastern and Foreign Affairs, Inside Israel and US Government, Positively Israel, Media and Current Events
Since August 2000 David has served as Senior Foreign Press Coordinator,The Prime Minister's Office, Jerusalem. His duties include explaining the Prime Minister's policies to foreign journalists, coordinating the Prime Minister's Office reaction and spokespeople for the foreign press in Israel and abroad. analyzing foreign media trends, briefing foreign journalists, and proposing and implementing information policy for the international media.
A native of Queens, New York, David liaises between the Prime Minister's Office and serves on the front lines of Israel's media battleground. David has also spoken extensively in the North America, both on university campuses and within the Jewish community.
Prior to his work in the Prime Minister's office, David worked as a writer and editor for the Ministry of Education's international relations division and as a journalist for several English-language publications in Israel. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo and made aliyah to Israel in 1985. David holds the rank of Captain as a reserve officer in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit.
Download a prepared introduction for David Baker david-baker.doc
- Israel's global image
- The image of Israel in the International Press
- What's being done to strengthen Israel's Image?
- How Israel works with the Global Media
- Why is Israel constantly on the news?