Azmat Khan is an award-winning investigative journalist and a Future of War Fellow at New America and Arizona State University.
Her reporting for the PBS series FRONTLINE, America Tonight, and BuzzFeed's Investigations team has brought her to Egypt, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and other conflict zones. Her work has been awarded the Deadline Club Award for Independent Digital Reporting; the South Asian Journalist Association's Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia; a Livingston Award finalist in International Reporting; and shared the Online News Association award for “General Excellence in Online Journalism” (small); the Gannett Foundation Award for Innovative Investigative Journalism; and an Emmy nomination in New Approaches to Documentary Film.
Khan is an adjunct professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism's International Reporting program, a Logan Nonfiction Fellow at the Carey Institute for Global Good, and chair of the Overseas Press Club's Freedom of Press Committee. She also co-founded The Hustle Lab, a project researching workplace advancement, with lenses on class, race, gender, sexuality, disability, religion, and other overlooked factors.
Azmat received an MSt. in Women's Studies from Oxford University, which she attended as a Clarendon Scholar, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Political Science and Women's Studies. She has also studied at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Find her on Twitter @AzmatZahra or on Facebook.