Vienna, VA 22182



I am seeking a position in translation bureaus, private businesses, international organizations and think-tanks where I can use my talent and skills on translation, simultaneous interpretation, journalism and Middle East studies.



Educational background
2003 – 2006 M.A. in American Studies

School of International Relations


1999 – 2003


B.A. in political Sciences

University of Tehran




06/12– 12/15 Freelance Journalist, columnist, News producer

Newspapers and TV

Published Op-Ed articles at different Iranian newspapers as well as contributed to the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Journal of Foreign Policy. Expanded journalism career, after leaving Iran in 2012, by contributing to the Persian-language and international media, and in the last two years, produced news stories for the newsroom of the most popular Persian TV channel, MANOTO TV.


01/08 – 06/2012


Translator, Interpreter, Protocol Department Expert

Foreign Ministry, I.R. Iran

Accompanied dignitaries, attended meetings and took minutes in official sessions attended by the Diplomatic Corps, translated different official letters and other international documents and performed simultaneous translations at different conferences as Foreign Ministry’s certified interpreter.


03/10—05/10 News Writer, Web Producer

Press TV

Was primarily responsible for publishing content and, as one of the writers of news stories at Press TV was obliged to produce 5-7 news stories per day.


12/06—03/07 Consultant, Expert

Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation (IKRF)

Dealt with foreign guests at IKRF and was responsible for international calls as well as correspondences.


07/06—01/08 Guide, Translator, protocol Expert

International- Iranian Hamayesh Afarinan Group


Ivan Sahar-Foreign Media Service Center in Iran

Accompanied international pressmen and senior researchers and dealt with various guests of Iran’s different organizations and also offered services to international delegations, attending conferences in Iran.


09/06—12/06 Researcher

Iranian Institute for Human Peace Security (IIPHS)

Done research and analysis on international events as well as submitted weekly reports to the president of the IIPHS, who now serves as the head of Iranian foreign ministry’s Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS).


11/05—01/06 Consultant, researcher

Sanaray Software Exporting Corp.

As a consultant on international affairs and marketing, accomplished web-based research on global marketing opportunities in the IT field.


03/03—02/04 Journalist, reporter, Translator

Young Journalists Club

As a Journalist, translator, and reporter at The Young Journalists Club, conducted interviews and also produced and translated news stories.


01/03—01/04 Translator

Parham Translation House

In ‘Parham Translation House’ translated a variety of texts and documents from English, Turkish and occasionally Arabic into Farsi and vice versa.



English Fluent, written and spoken
Arabic Working knowledge
Turkish Fluent, written and spoken
Azerbaijani/Persian Native languages