Mazal Mualem is a columnist for Al-Monitor's Israel Pulse, specializing in Israeli politics and social issues. From 2003 until 2011 she served as the senior political correspondent of Israeli daily Haaretz. Later she joined Israeli daily Maariv as their senior political correspondent and wrote a weekly political column. Parallel to her writing activities, she presents a weekly TV show covering social issues on the Knesset channel.
Mazal Mualem was born in the town of Migdal Haemek, and started her journalistic career during her military service in Israel, where she was assigned to the weekly army newspaper Bamachane.
Mazal Mualem holds a master's degree from Tel Aviv University in security/political science.