Senior Broadcast Journalist and Desk Editor
BBC World Service
Dawood Azami is an award-winning Broadcast Journalist working for the BBC World Service in London. He has been working with the BBC since 1998, first as Producer and then as Senior Producer/Desk Editor. He was the BBC World Service Bureau Chief and Editor in Afghanistan (2010-2011). Azami is also a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Westminster, London, teaching globalization, power and international governance. He was a Visiting Scholar at Ohio State University, USA. Previously, he worked as the head of an educational and training institute in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Azami was selected in 2012 as a European Young Leader under the first pan-European programme of leadership called “40 under 40”, and won the BBC Global Reith Award for Outstanding Contribution in 2009. A PhD candidate, he holds three Bachelor's and three Master's degrees, including in science, law and international relations.