Kourosh Ziabari is an award-winning journalist and reporter from Iran. He is a correspondent with Asia Times and contributes to Foreign Policy, Al-Monitor, The New Arab, The National Interest, Responsible Statecraft and Middle East Eye. Kourosh is a 2022 World Press Institute fellow and an alumnus of the Chevening Scholarships awarded by the UK’s Foreign Office. He is also the recipient of a Dag Hammarskjold Fund for Journalists and a finalist of two Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism in 2020 and 2021. In 2015, he was granted a Senior Journalists Seminar fellowship by the East-West Center in Hawaii.