Marion Fischel was born in London and brought up in Spain and Switzerland; she made aliya in 1996. She served boot camp at The Jerusalem Post in 2000 as copy editor under Sam Orbaum Z"L. She has been consumer correspondent, assistant Food & Wine editor, and Billboard editor, as well as been substitute editor for In Jerusalem, Metro, the International section, Supplements and the Arts & Entertainment and Books sections of the Daily, and has written for all of them, as well as Features. She created and developed the Café Oleh section, guided by Amir Mizroch; and encouraged the birth of several blogs.
From 2006-2012 she lived in Madrid. She is currently acting editor of In Jerusalem, Metro and the Books pages in the Magazine, and in her spare time is working on a documentary about Crypto-Jews.