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As a Sideline Sports Reporter, I Wanted My Islam to Be Visible

On pursuing a career in sports journalism as a hijabi

Illustation: Atieh Sohrabi

TThe idea of being a sports broadcaster never crossed my mind when I was growing up. The scope of possible career options never went beyond teaching, medicine, law, or being “famous” without any true context as to what that means. Growing up Muslim in a non-Muslim…

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