Nakdimon Rogel

IBA's Channel 1 TV "Nakdi Studio" Honoring and named after Nakdimon Rogel

Nakdimon Rogel (Hebrew: נקדימון רוגל‎; 1925-8 December 2011) was an Israeli journalist, broadcaster and pioneer of Israeli television. Rogel authored the Nakdi Report (Mismach Nakdi), which acts as the ethical guideline for the Israeli broadcasting industry. [1]

Nakidimon Rogel began his career as a journalist for Al Hamishmar newspaper.[1] He switched to Israel Radio in the early 1950s, where he founded a department to train radio journalists.[1] He also worked as Israel Radio's foreign correspondent based in Paris, and co-hosted a treasure hunt program with Yitzhak Shimoni.[1]

Rogel spearheaded efforts to establish the radio and television headquarters for the Israel Broadcasting Authority in Romema, a neighborhood in Jerusalem.[1] He served as the head of the development arm of Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) and a former CEO of Channel 1 when the channel was called ITV.

Nakdimon Rogel died at his home in Kfar Saba, Israel, on December 8, 2011, at the age of 86.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Cashman, Greer Fay (2011-12-08). "Veteran journalist and broadcaster Nakdimon Rogel dies". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 2011-12-12.