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D. Parvaz

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Washington, DC
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  human rights, egypt, rights issues in the middle east, japan, politics, u.s., iran, social issues
Doesn't Cover: stock market, sports, weather, celebrity gossip, automotives

Journalist • اواره/اتشپاره • Global • AJE + AJAM, ThinkProgress, HuffPo, CPJ, Hearst, Asahi Shimbun • etc • Retweets = your opinions

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Biography

I'm a DC-based digital senior producer for Al Jazeera English. Until very recently,.

In my 6.5 years with Al Jazeera, I've worked as a digital correspondent, Human Rights Editor (Al Jazeera America, NY) and Special Projects Editor (Doha).

I've reported extensively on issues in the MENA/central ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo - on the international copy desk.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My grandmother had one, so, sure. but never in a newsroom.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Bill O'Reilly

McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage

2013 - McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage
The McGill Medal is named for Ralph McGill, the late editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution. McGill was regarded by many as "the conscience of the South" for his editorials challenging racial segregation in the 1950s and 1960s.

The Rockefeller Foundation

2013 - Practitioner Residency
During the course of the residency in Bellagio, Italy, I produced a series of articles for a project called, "Why Some But Not Others" - looking at the diplomatic mechanism that either succeed or fail in freeing Iranians with multiple citizenships from Iranian prisons.