Mr. Nitzan Horowitz MP

Mr. Nitzan Horowitz MP
Parliament of Israel (The Knesset)
Meretz Party
Last Election: 
Upcoming Election: 
Member of the following: 

Member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee,

Member of the Science and Technology Committee.

Regions of interest: 

Nitzan Horowitz is an Israeli politician and former journalist. He was the foreign affairs commentator and head of the international desk at “News 10”, the news division of an Israeli television channel, before being elected to the Knesset on the Meretz list in 2009.

In his early journalistic career, Nitzan Horowitz worked as military affairs reporter during the later phase of the 1982 Lebanon war, as international news and foreign affairs editor for radio and newspapers. He served then as correspondent in Paris (1993–1998) and in Washington D.C. (1998–2001). When "News 10" began broadcasting on January 2002, Horowitz founded its international desk.

Nitzan Horowitz served as a board member of ACRI – the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. He was also active in environmental issues and in 2007 he received the "Pratt Prize" for Environmental Journalism.

In December 2010, he resigned from “News 10” and became a candidate of the Israeli center-left party Meretz in the upcoming elections. He was elected Member of the Knesset in 2009 and is currently serving on the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee as well as on the Science and Technology Committee.