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Multimedia journalist with more than 13 years of professional reporting and communications experience in the competitive news markets of San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Boston, consistently delivering in-depth, accurate and high-quality news pieces on a wide range of topics with proven meticulous research skills.


  • Bilingual (English/Farsi)
  • Social media management
  • Skilled storyteller
  • Video production and editing
  • Basic HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • WordPress
  • Online News Association local leader
  • MS Office Suite
  • News photography
  • Excellent interviewer
  • Deadline-driven
  • Team player, strong collaborator
  • Quick and eager learner


  • 2018 John Swett Award for Media Excellence from the California Teachers Association
  • 2018 Business News Coverage Award from the California News Publishers Association
  • Commendation from CA Assemblyman Evan Low (as sitting Mayor of Campbell) in 2012


  • Saint Mary’s College of California, Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Minor in History