Senior Consultant at INTERNEWS
Michaelis has produced and directed documentaries on social-political issues for the BBC Channel 4 in the UK, and for ARD and ZDF in Germany. From 1972-1973 he served as a news editor for ARD in London and from 1979-1980 in Washington, D.C. In 1987 he joined Internews Network, a U.S.-based international organization that creates linked broadcasts between nations, and provides technology and support to television in emerging nations. Between 1992-1996 he was Senior Producer of Israel’s most highly rated political debate program POPOLITIKA.
At Internews, he created the first satellite two-way link between Tunis and Jerusalem in October 1993. This was the first PLO Israel Government TV dialog. In 1994, Michaelis worked with the Jerusalem Film Institute to help produce the first Palestinian Broadcasting Conference held that year in Jerusalem. In 1993 he was elected a Director of Internews Network. At Link, David helps develop a variety of programs including: “World News Hour” – Composed of “Deutsche Welle” live from Berlin and Peabody award-winning Mosaic: World News from the Middle East.
Philosophy and Sociology studies
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