Oren Gazit was born in Ramat Gan in 1971. He served as a military correspondent and editor for the Army newspaper, Bamahaneh, and later as a journalist for the weekend supplement of
the daily Ma’ariv. Gazit has held a number of different positions in Israeli television, including
showrunner of primetime productions. He set up and edited the first Israeli version of The Tonight Show to be aired on cable TV: Yatzpan. For the past seven years he has directed the documentary and docu-reality department for the commercial Channel 13 network. He is a single parent to twins, a boy and a girl.