The Most Famous Persian Journalists

 Arash Markazi (born March 4, 1980) is an Iranian-American sports journalist currently writing for ESPN.Markazi, who is of Iranian descent, was born in Oklahoma City and raised in Los Angeles, graduating from Notre Dame High School. He attended Arizona State University and later University of Southern California. He wrote a regular column for the Daily Trojan and also had work published in several magazines and newspapers outside of USC, including SLAM Magazine, XXL, King magazine, Vibe, Playboy, the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News and Associated Press. He graduated with a degree in Print Journalism from the USC Annenberg School for Communication in 2004.Markazi wrote for Sports Illustrated on Campus, appearing on the cover of the March 31, 2005 issue.


6. Arash Markazi – Sports Illustrated