Jason Motlagh is a writer, photographer and filmmaker. Until recently TIME Magazine’s Kabul correspondent, he has reported from around Afghanistan and more than 35 countries for leading U.S. and international media, including The Economist, Washington Post, New Republic, US News & World Report and Frontline/WORLD. He shoots video features for Time.com, AFPTV and RT and has produced news documentaries for PBS’s Foreign Exchange and Al Jazeera English.
Jason has received more than a half-dozen grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to cover insurgencies and human rights issues across Asia. His long-form work has been cited in the Best American Travel Writing anthology. And in 2010, his four-part series on the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks for VQR, widely acclaimed as the definitive account, won the Digital National Magazine Award for News Reporting.
www.jasonmotlagh.com and www.blackbeardfilms.com