This website is managed and written by Sharon Udasin Shaniv, an American-Israeli journalist who has been working as the environment, energy, water, agriculture and transportation reporter for The Jerusalem Post since March 2011. In addition to her daily position at The Jerusalem Post, Sharon has freelanced for a variety of publications, such as National Geographic News, The Jewish Chronicle, The Jewish Week, Hadassah Magazine and Condé Nast Traveller. Sharon was honored by The Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership and the Pratt Foundation for her comprehensive work in Israeli environmental journalism in 2012, at a ceremony held in May 2013.
Prior to her move to Israel, Sharon was a staff writer at The Jewish Week in New York for nearly three years. In May 2008, Sharon received her master’s of science degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, with a print concentration. She also earned her bachelor’s of arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania in May 2007, with an English major and a French minor – after nearly completing all the pre-medical coursework requirements, although she decided she did not, in fact, want to follow in her parents’ professional footsteps and become a doctor.
Any opinions expressed on this website are solely the views of this author.