The Most Famous Persian Journalists

 Farnaz Fassihi is an award winning Iranian-American journalist. She is a senior staff writer for The Wall Street Journal covering the Middle East. Fassihi is also the author of Waiting for An Ordinary Day, a memoir of her four years covering the Iraq war and witnessing the unraveling of social life for Iraqi citizens. Fassihi won six national journalism awards for her coverage of the Iranian presidential elections in 2009. She is a 2015 Nieman fellow at Harvard University.Prior to joining the Wall Street Journal, Fassihi worked as an investigative reporter and roving foreign correspondent for The Star-Ledger of Newark,She was also a reporter for The Providence Journal in Rhode Island covering local news.


5. Farnaz Fassihi – Wall Street Journal