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Linda Gradstein

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Linda Gradstein is the Israel bureau chief for The Media Line news agency, who served 20 years as the Israel correspondent for NPR News, and was a Knight Journalist Fellow at Stanford University. A renowned journalist, she has covered groundbreaking events in the Middle East, including the second Intifada, the mass immigration of Soviets to Israel, the rise of Hamas, the Persian Gulf War, and two election cycles in Israel. Ms. Gradstein was a member of the team that received the Overseas Press Club award for coverage of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin, and was a member of the team that received the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for coverage of the Persian Gulf War. She has worked as a freelance reporter for Public Radio International’s, The World, AOL News, and Slate.


  • Positively Israel & College Campuses

  • US-Israel Relations

  • Israel Economy

  • Middle Eastern Relations

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