Nargis Hakim Rahman

@nargisthewriter @nargisthewriter

Nargis Hakim Rahman is a Bangladeshi American Muslim journalist and writer. She’s a reporter and producer for WDET 101.9 FM, Detroit’s NPR station. Nargis graduated from Wayne State with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She is passionate about community journalism in the Greater Detroit area. She hopes to give American Muslims and minorities a voice in the press. In 2022, she worked on an award-winning series called Communities of Hope on how Detroit’s communities of color persevered and held onto hope during the pandemic. In 2020-2021 she was a fellow for the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA), documenting oral histories of Detroit’s Bangladeshi women entrepreneurs. In 2020-2022 she was a fellow for the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program reporting on Detroit’s Bangladeshi older women and misinformation during the pandemic. Her work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveller Middle East, Huffington Post, NPR, YES Magazine!, Haute Hijab, Eater Detroit, and more.

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