Noa Lavie is an Israeli journalist, radio broadcaster, reporter, and TV presenter. Born in Ukraine, she attended a school for children gifted in the field of music; she later graduated with honors in piano studies and was accepted to the Tchaikovsky Academy of Music. She began her career in the Russian and Ukrainian media and press as a cultural reporter and ballet critic for the Zerkalo Nadli newspaper. She later worked as a cultural reporter on the TV show Weekly Mirror and later on the news channel “Novi Kanal” and the culture channel STB.
During her work, she has covered many international events, such as Paul McCartney’s historic appearance in Moscow’s Red Square, the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine, and more. In 2005, she immigrated to Israel to study film and television at Tel Aviv University and studied for a BA in Social Studies and Education at Ono Academic College. In addition, Lavie edited and submitted articles on the TV channel RTVI and presented an entertainment and music culture program on the Israel Voice on the RAKA network.
She returned to Moscow for a period and served as an assistant to the cultural attaché and as the social media director of the Israeli embassy. Upon returning to Israel, she accessed and filmed TV articles on Channel 9, wrote for Ynet, in Salona magazine, and played the role of spokeswoman for the International Russian-Speaking Education Organization.
She starred in Haim Yavin’s film “The New Israelis” (2015), about immigrants from the Soviet Union and their struggles for absorption into Israel and Israeli society. In 2014, she joined the Yedioth Ahronoth group as a reporter and editor at the Vesti newspaper and later on the Vesti website, the equivalent of Ynet in Russian. Lavie also serves as a reporter for the “Whispers That” section of the weekly magazine “Haisha,” a presenter in the studio, an interviewer, and a field reporter. In addition, she has published several articles in the supplements of the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper. She is known in Israel for her journalistic work covering the Chernobyl disaster and the Naama Issachar affair.