Dana Weiss

Chief Political Analyst at Israel’s Channel 2 and CNN Worldwide News Contributor

A senior journalist at Israel's leading news network, Channel 2, Weiss is anchor and chief correspondent of its prime-time show, Saturday Night News, the most watched current affairs magazine in Israel. Drawing upon her expertise in politics and law, she moderated Israel's Meet the Press ('05-'13) program, leading headline–making interviews with leaders and newsmakers from Israel and abroad.

Weiss first joined Channel 2 in 1993 as the Legal Affairs Correspondent and has since covered eight national election campaigns. Weiss led a political round table show and current affairs magazine ('05), co-hosted the critical late-night news magazine Punch Line ('07- '08), and anchored special coverage of Israel's withdrawal from Gaza ('05), the Second Lebanon War ('07) and more recent Gaza wars ('08 and '12). Weiss covered most of Israel's major stories, and is a CNN Worldwide Report contributor.