Danna has lived in and reported stories from around the globe, including from Iraq, Yemen, Afghanistan, Myanmar and the jungles of Papua New Guinea. She began her journalism career over 25 years ago as an Associated Press local hire in her hometown of Jerusalem, and later became the Jerusalem Post’s diplomatic correspondent, covering three Israeli prime ministers and half a dozen peace talks. Today, she is a staffer for the Israeli paper Haaretz, and her freelance work appears in various other newspaper and magazines, including the New York Times, the LA Times, Elle and Porter magazines. She is a frequent contributor to the podcast Israel Story.
Danna has a BA from Harvard University, and an MA in Islamic Studies from Cambridge University.