Azmat Khan is an award-winning investigative journalist and a Future of War Fellow at New America.
Her reporting for PBS FRONTLINE, Al Jazeera, and BuzzFeed Investigations has brought her to Egypt, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and other conflict zones, and 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; an Online News Association award for “General Excellence in Online Journalism” (small); and an Emmy nomination in New Approaches to Documentary Film.
She is also chair of the Overseas Press Club’s Freedom of Press Committee, and a co-founder of The Hustle Lab, a project researching workplace advancement, with lenses on class, race, gender, sexuality, disability, religion, and other overlooked factors.
Khan received an MSt. from Oxford University, which she attended as a Clarendon Scholar, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. She has also studied at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.