Azmat Khan

ASU Future of War Fellow

Azmat Khan is a Future of War Fellow at New America and Arizona State University. She will investigate U.S. counterterrorism detention and targeted killing in the age of ISIS. Her reporting for the PBS series FRONTLINE, Al Jazeera, and BuzzFeed’s investigative unit has earned the 2016 Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia, the 2016 Deadline Club Award for Independent Digital Reporting, a 2016 Livingston Award nomination in international reporting, a 2014 Emmy nomination in New Approaches to Documentary Film, and other honors. Khan is an adjunct professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism's International Reporting program, a Logan Nonfiction Fellow at the Carey Institute for Global Good, and chair of the Overseas Press Club's Freedom of Press Committee. She received an MSt. from Oxford University, which she attended as a Clarendon scholar, a B.A. from the University of Michigan, and studied at the American University in Cairo.

All Work

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Longform Podcast #276: Azmat Khan

Azmat Khan was interviewed on the Longform podcast about her career in journalism/


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Some legends of longform on the stories we need next

Azmat Khan's piece was included in the Nieman Storyboard’s “Best of Longform Journalism."


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Stories We Wish We Had Published in 2017

Azmat Khan's piece was included in the Pacific Standard’s "Stories We Wish We Had Published in 2017:"


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Longreads Best of 2017: Investigative Reporting

Azmat Khan's piece was included in Longreads’ “Best of Investigative Reporting."


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Is the US covering up civilian deaths in Iraq?

Azmat Khan was interviewed on Al Jazeera’s "Up Front" program, and on an AJ+ video highlighting the best investigative journalism in 2017.


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24 Of The Most Thought-Provoking Pieces Of Writing By People Of Color In 2017

Azmat Khan's piece, was included in the Huffington Post’s collection of the “24 Most Thought-Provoking Pieces of Writing By People of Color"


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Trump’s Secret Rules for Killings Abroad

Khan's piece is featured in ACLU’s announcement of their lawsuit to force disclosure of the Trump administration's new secret killing rules.


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An Accounting for the Uncounted

Azmat Khan's piece prompted two former officials in the Obama Administration to come forward in The Atlantic.


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Jealousy List 2017

Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal of ISP longform piece, “The Uncounted,” was chosen for Bloomberg’s 2017 "Jealousy List."


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Media Circus: The Best Journalism of 2017

Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal of ISP's longform piece, “The Uncounted,” was chosen for Sports Illustrated’s "Best Journalism of 2017."


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ASU professors say military is off when reporting civilian deaths

Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal of ISP were interviewed by Arizona State University about reporting on civilian deaths and their longform piece.


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Let's Talk: Personal Boundaries, Safety & Women in Journalism

Azmat Khan was featured in a short documentary about the challenges for women journalists in the field by Columbia University’s Dart Center.