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Jason Rezaian

Global Opinions Writer, Washington Post

Jason Rezaian is a writer for the Global Opinions section of The Washington Post, where he was Tehran bureau chief from 2012 to 2016. He was imprisoned by Iranian authorities from 2014 to 2016. Previously, Rezaian wrote for publications including TIME, Foreign Policy, The San Francisco Chronicle, Slate, GlobalPost, and Monocle. His memoir is Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison. A fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics, he has also been a Harvard University Nieman Fellow and Terker Distinguished Fellow at George Washington University. Rezaian has been a CNN Global Affairs contributor since 2018. His many honors include the James Foley Legacy Foundation’s World Press Freedom Award, the American Academy of Diplomacy’s Arthur Ross Media Award, and the National Press Club’s John Aubachon Press Freedom Award.

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