Reporter focusing on aging, generations and demography Education: University of California at Berkeley, BA in English; Columbia University, MS in journalism
Tara Bahrampour writes about aging, generations and demography for The Washington Post, where she has been a staff writer since 2004. At The Post, she has also covered immigration and education and has reported from the Middle East and North Africa, and from the republic of Georgia. She has also written for the New York Times, the New Yorker, Travel + Leisure and other publications, and has taught journalism at New York University and at the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs in Tbilisi. She is the author of "To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and America," a memoir about revolution and growing up in two cultures.
Honors & Awards:
German Marshall Fund’s Peter R. Weitz Prize for reporting on European affairs, 2009
Finalist, Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism, 2010
Phi Beta Kappa
Foreign languages spoken: French, Farsi, Spanish; some Italian, Arabic and Georgian Books by Tara Bahrampour:
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