Ms. Efrat Lachter
Efrat Lachter is a correspondent for "Friday studio", the flagship
news magazine program of Israel's largest news company
("Ha'Hadashot".) She covers a variety of topics ranging
from political corruption to war zones. Lachter traveled three
times to Iraq to cover the war against ISIS and documented
the kidnappings of Yazidi women, the liberation of Mosul.
This year Lachter went to Syria, being the only Israeli journalist
to enter ISIS' former capital Raqqa.
In addition, Lachter has traveled to Africa where she exposed
leakage of Israeli weapons. She began her career as a
journalist at the age of 23 as an investigative journalist in
the prominent program "Uvda". In 2011, Lachter won the
Young Journalist Award for her investigative work.
In 2012, she also received the "Primor" award for her report
of lobbyist corruption in the Israeli parliament with Omri Assenhaim,
and the Documentary Filmmakers Forum prize with Itai Anghel for investigative work which revealed a human trafficking network. Last year, Lachter was in the Forbes "30 under 30" list.
Correspondent, Channel 2 News, Israel
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