Ziad worked for several media companies as a producer, director and host. He was a founder of PBC (Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation). He is a professor of broadcast journalism and Head of Media at UN radio in Sudan and a trainer at Tunisian National radio, and a member of PCIIS (Palestinian Committee for Interaction with Israeli Society – PLO). He was Head of the Palestinian team of ‘Breaking the Ice’ – Palestinian-Israeli Peace mission to Antarctica, and was awarded a Sport Diplomacy Award in 2004 by SFGC (Search for Common Ground). He has a PhD degree in Mass Communication and is fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, English and Spanish.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is “The Lachish Story”, a film from the Steven Spielberg Archive at Hebrew University. The film shows Moroccan immigrants’ journey from France to Israel in the early years of statehood, and the adjustment of one family to life in a moshav in the Lachish region.