Dao​u​d Naji


Dao​u​d Naji is a writer, journalist and political activist, born in Ghazni Afghanistan.

He received his bachelor degree in Persian literature from Balkh University. After finishing his studies, he started working as assistant professor at Balkh University for one year then he moved to Bamyan University. In 2000 he moved to Quetta in Pakistan and established the Albironi elementary School for refugees, which later became a high school.

In 2002, he started working with BBC Persian as a local journalist in Kandahar and Helmand. In 2006, he moved to London to continue his job as a senior producer in BBC Persian. In 2009 he achieved his new position as Afghanistan editor on BBC Persian online the most visited website in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Iran and for Persian speakers around the world. During 2011 and 2012 he started online training for Afghan journalists in a mutual project supporting by the BBC and media action.

In 2014, he started writing for daily Open Society and daily Ettilaate-e-Roz. Now, he is a member of the editor’s board of daily Ettilaate-e-Roz. Dao​u​d Naji has reported and covered four elections and constitutional ​L​oya Jirga for the BBC, and he has attended international conferences several times as a journalist.

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