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News Posted on August 4, 2017

Wajahat Ali ’07 and ‘The Secret Life of Muslims’ Receive Emmy Nomination

“The Secret Life of Muslims,” a digital series, available online at Vox and the USA Today Network, for which Wajahat Ali ‘07 serves as a producer, has been nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Documentary.

The series, which employs humor and empathy to depict the challenges faced by Muslims in the United States, was also nominated for a Peabody Award finalist, and won a Goldziher Award, the latter given for outstanding coverage of American Muslims. The News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on Oct 5th in New York.

Wajahat Ali is a journalist, writer, lawyer, an award-winning playwright, a TV host, and a consultant for the U.S. State Department.