Alumni News

Mujib Mashal ’07, Reporting from Afghanistan

communications – September 29, 2015

Hear Mujib Mashal, Deerfield Class of 2007, reporting on NPR today about the Taliban’s seizure of a major Afghan city. Mr. Mashal is an accomplished journalist who has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and Al Jazeera English.  In 2014, Mr. Mashal received Deerfield Academy’s Ashley Award.

The Ashley Award, created in honor of Tom Ashley (Deerfield Class of 1911), is given periodically to a young alumnus or alumna who demonstrates character and devotion to a people, cause, or place through unwavering volunteer service.

Photo borrowed from Mr. Mashal’s Twitter page.