Negar Mortazavi is an Iranian-American journalist and media analyst based in Washington DC. She has been covering Iran and the wider Middle East as well as US foreign policy towards the region for over a decade. She frequently appears as a guest commentator on BBC, MSNBC, NPR, and Aljazeera among other outlets. In 2017 she was named a Young Leader by Friends of Europe in Brussels, Belgium. The Guardian has named her one among the top ten people to follow on twitter for Iran news.