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journalist

Farnaz Fassihi, journalist. Recipient Henry Pringle Lecture award, Columbia University Graduate School Journalism, 2006, Hal Boyle award for best newspaper reporting from abroad, Overseas Press Club, 2009, Payne award for ethics in journalism, University Oregon, 2010, Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award for international reporting, Robert F. Kennedy Center Justice & Human Rights, 2010, New England News Executive award.

Background

Fassihi, Farnaz was born on May 25, 1971.

Education

Bachelor in English, Tehran University, Iran. Master of Arts in Journalism, Columbia University, New York City.

Career

Stringer New York Times, Iran & New York City. Local news reporter Providence Journal, Rhode Island. Investigative reporter, roving foreign correspondent Star-Ledger, Newark.

Reporter, correspondent Wall St. Journal, since 2003, now deputy bureau chief Middle East & Africa Beirut.

Works