Elmira Jafari

Elmira Jafari is a guest producer with CGTN America in Washington, D.C.

As a guest producer, Elmira has booked different types of fascinating guests with unique backgrounds both in United States and overseas. She recently booked an exclusive one-on-one interview with Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Elmira comes to CGTN America with experience as news and guest producer from Aljazeera English, Aljazeera Arabic, and C-Span. During her experience at Aljazeera English and Arabic, Elmira had the opportunity to write and field produce different stories that focused on domestic and international issues.

Elmira’s passion is to write about cultural and social stories in the Middle East, specifically Iran.

Elmira is originally from Tehran, Iran and speaks Farsi fluently.

Elmira earned a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with concentration in Graphic design from Virginia State University and a master’s degree in Mass Communications and media studies from the Howard University.