Khalil Rahman Omaid was born in the Jaghatu district of Wardak Province in 1989 and moved to Helmand Province when he was one year old. After graduating from high school he worked in local media for several news outlets in Lashkar Gah. He studied law at Helmand University and worked for several years as a regional analyst for Pajhwok News Agency.
He is currently a reporter with Deutsche Welle (DW) Pashto.
His cross-border contributions include:
2013: Journey to the past