Nazmul Ahasan

Nazmul Ahasan

Class of 2023

Nazmul Ahasan, MJOUR’23, is a reporter with Bloomberg News. He earlier worked for the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley. His reportage and commentaries appeared in major publications such as The Washington Post, The Economist, The Telegraph, The SF Chronicle, and Haaretz. He graduated from UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in 2023.

EDUCATION

  • University of California, Berkeley, Master of Journalism, ‘23

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality of Life in Bangladesh

  • Berkeley Journalism Fellowship

  • South Asian Journalists Association Scholarship, 2022

PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK

  • The Washington Post, Aug. 15, 2022 — Election deniers march toward power in key 2024 battlegrounds, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/08/15/election-deniers-march-toward-power-key-2024-battlegrounds/

  • The San Francisco Chronicle, Mar. 24, 2022 — Internet entrepreneurs far from the U.S. are inflaming political division on Facebook to sell T-shirts and coffee mugs, https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Facebook-GearLaunch-17024417.php

  • Devex, Aug. 25, 2022 — 5 years on, Rohingyas in Bangladesh face hostility and dwindling aid, https://www.devex.com/news/5-years-on-rohingyas-in-bangladesh-face-hostility-and-dwindling-aid-103860

  • Foreign Policy, Jan. 4, 2022 — Dhaka’s denial of extrajudicial killings is imperiling its relations with Washington and exposing the country’s corrupt police and undemocratic institutions.
    https://foreignpolicy.com/2022/01/04/bangladesh-police-brutality-crossfires-gunfights-killings-rab-corruption/

  • The Washington Post, Jun. 22, 2022 — Bowser seeks to follow Marion Barry, but some Black voters are skeptical, https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/06/22/bowser-white-black-divide-dc/

  • The Economist, Jun. 6, 2020 — Covid-19 infections are rising fast in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, https://www.economist.com/asia/2020/06/06/covid-19-infections-are-rising-fast-in-bangladesh-india-and-pakistan

  • The Telegraph, Jun. 11, 2020 — Coronavirus Exposes the Deep Divide in Bangladeshi Society, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/climate-and-people/coronavirus-exposes-deep-divide-bangladeshi-society/

  • Haaretz, May. 14, 2020 — Not Recognizing Israel Is a Moral Choice, Above All, https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-for-bangladesh-not-recognizing-israel-is-a-moral-choice-above-all-1.8845264

  • Columbia Journalism Review, Sep. 20, 2021 — Infection and Repression, https://www.cjr.org/widescreen/journalism-and-covid-map-me.php/

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

  • South Asian Journalists Association, Member

  • Investigative Reporters and Editors, Member

  • Asian American Journalists Association, Member

REPORTING INTERESTS

Breaking News, Data Journalism, Investigative Journalism, OSINT