Jason Motlagh is a writer, broadcast journalist and filmmaker whose work focuses on conflict and human rights. Formerly TIME magazine’s Afghanistan correspondent, he has reported from more than fifty countries and a half-dozen conflicts spanning West Africa to Southeast Asia for National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Outside, The Washington Post, The Guardian and The Economist. He has received a National Magazine Award for News Reporting and the Overseas Press Club’s Madeline Dane Ross Award for Best International Reporting on the Human Condition. Jason is the founder of Blackbeard Media, an Emmy Award-winning company that produces news documentaries for Al Jazeera, National Geographic and SBS Dateline. He also hosts investigations for AJ+, Fault Lines and People & Power.