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About Joel Landau

Joel Landau is an American author, reporter, and journalist with years of experience under his belt. In 2001 he enrolled at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick, from where he graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government. In 2004, while he was still studying, he got his first job the National Law Journal and began reporting. During that time he got to cover many stories on technological advances and trends in the legal industry, latest developments in criminal cases, and researched for the publication’s annual lists.


Following that, he was hired as the news editor in The Daily Targum, where he was put in charge of the news content. There, Joel Landau gained valuable experience on story placement, and as responsible for supervising a team of eight editors and their staffs. While he was working there, at the 2005 Associated College Press Convention, The Targum was named "Best College Daily" in the nation. From August 2005 to September 2006, Landau worked as writer and editor at the Journal Register Company.


Meanwhile, he was accepted as an author to YES! Weekly, where he primarily wrote articles targeted to teenagers. His specialty was social media and the latest trends there.


Later, in the NJPA Better Newspaper Contest’s Robert P. Kelly Award, in my newspaper’s category, Joel Landau won the prestigious second place. Moving on to greater challenges, Joel Landau became a staff writer for The Daily Journal where he stayed for more than 4 years. Stories, articles, columns and opinion pieces were written by him were published to the paper’s website.
Via the journal’s Twitter and Facebook platforms he also updated his readers. In 2011 he became part of Press of Atlantic City and covered 50 different agencies, meetings and events. From October 2013 to September 2015, Joel Landau served as a reporter for the acclaimed New York Daily News. Starting from 2017, Landau has been writing and posting articles on his blog at The Times of Israel. His articles are about health care and nursing homes, new technologies and their usage in the modern world and Israeli innovations.