Negar Mortazavi

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Negar Mortazavi
نگار مرتضوی

1981 (age 37–38)
Alma mater

Negar Mortazavi (born 1981 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian-American journalist covering Iran in English and Persian. She writes, reports and tweets on Iran extensively and is a frequent commentator on Iran at MSNBC,[1] BBC,[2] PRI,[3] New York Times,[4] Aljazeera,[5] Huffington Post,[6] and international outlets across the world in Lebanon, Iraq, Israel, Turkey, Switzerland, and Japan.

She worked as a TV presenter at Voice of America Persian where she hosted a daily hour-long interactive show that discussed current affairs with Iranians across the world.[7]

Mortazavi was born and raised in Iran and moved to the US in 2002 to continue her studies. She has a Master of Arts from Brandeis University and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts. [8]