Genevieve Belmaker is an award-winning journalist and author based between Jerusalem and New York City. Her work has been published by Mongabay, Quill (the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists), MediaShift, Middle East Eye, the Epoch Times, CNS News, Images and Voices of Hope, The Poynter Institute, Mongabay, and Pacific Standard magazine.
She regularly reports on breaking news and news analysis features, crime and criminal justice, gun violence, disaster recovery, and the journalism industry and travel. She spent the past three years as a metro reporter in New York City and is currently covering the conflict in Israel and the West Bank.
Genevieve has also traveled throughout the U.S., Asia, the Middle East and Central America for reporting assignments, including major investigative reports and in-depth features in New Orleans and Ferguson, Missouri.
Her Moon Handbooks travel guide book on Israel and the West Bank entitled “Jerusalem and the Holy Land” was published in 2014. The second edition, Moon “Israel and the West Bank” was published in late 2016, as was Moon “Jerusalem” and a children’s book about cats in Jerusalem, “The Littlest Kitten“.
Genevieve has been an active in numerous prominent national and international professional media organizations, including the Society of Professional Journalists, Investigative Reporters and Editors, the International Women’s Media Foundation, the New York Press Club, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York.
She holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California and has studied journalism in the continuing studies program at New York University.