Veteran Channel 1 television anchor Dalia Mazor will resign from the Israel Broadcasting Authority on May 31. Mazor, 61, started working there after her discharge from the Israel Defense Forces in 1969 and has been there ever since.
She currently hosts the financial program, “Mador Yomi.”
Mazor’s departure, which IBA officials say is still not final, is part of the voluntary early retirement agreements that will take effect as part of the reforms in the IBA. The agreements enable employees over the age of 55 to take preferred buyouts.
Mazor appeared in late 2010 on the reality show, “Dancing with the Stars.” Her appearance on the show earned positive feedback and generated renewed publicity. After she was dropped from the show in the early stages, she was interviewed on the “Tik Tikshoret” (Media File) program and there she voiced her displeasure with IBA executives’ attitude toward her.
“I feel as if they completely overlooked me,” she said. “There was never a time when they told me: ‘we value you, don’t worry, we’ll start something together and you’ll do things that you deserve to do.’”
Mazor was not available for comment.
The IBA said negotiations with Mazor and other employees over the terms of their retirement were ongoing.
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