Anthony Grant is a journalist currently based in Athens, Greece. Anthony Grant is a seasoned media commentator and travel reporter with bylines in outlets ranging from The New York Times and The Washington Post to Ynet News and Forbes.com and media appearances on leading news networks including CNN, MSNBC, CBS and CBC. He has reported for AP and The Moscow Times and was on launch teams of websites of The Atlantic Monthly in Boston and France24. He produced and edited the first dedicated Israel travel site for About.com, when the portal was part of The New York Times Company. Legendary Playboy editor Barry Golson, under whom Anthony worked at Forbes in New York and who notably gave John Lennon his final interview, called Anthony “the best hed and dek writer I’ve ever worked with, and that’s saying a lot.” He was lead travel columnist for The New York Sun for several years and his articles and reports have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Palm Springs Life, LIFO (Athens) and Kathimerini, Greece's leading newspaper. Through the years Anthony has worked extensively as an independent media relations consultant to the Cyprus Tourism Organization and Select Italy, a bespoke travel consultancy. His work in Paris includes translations for legacy photo press agency Sipa Press. In Tel Aviv he produced and presented a daily global Press Review segment and pop culture Web Review segment for start-up network i24News. In addition, he presented a weekly evening media review with Israeli anchor Lucy Aharish and occasional Middle East press reviews for the network’s French channel. Specialties are Middle East politics and media analysis, global pop culture, on-camera expertise and live interviews and travel/tourism, with an emphasis on the Eastern Mediterranean region.
Guest commentator on Israeli/Middle East affairs for CBS digital Press Review and Pop Culture review samples i24news