Simon Denyer is a journalist and author who was the bureau chief for the Washington Post in Tokyo until he left in September 2021. Simon’s work has been featured in many publications such as The Guardian, The Independent, and TIME magazine.
Simon was born in England and grew up there until he moved to Hong Kong when he was 13 years old. Simon then attended school at Lancing College before going to Cambridge University, where he studied history and economics. Simon later became an intern at the Financial Times during his time at university. He went on to work for Reuters news agency as a reporter from 1995-2002 before coming to America as Moscow bureau chief for The Washington Post from 2002-2008.
Simon Denyer has received many awards and honors throughout his career as a journalist. Simon was awarded the Foreign Press Association Award for Best International Story of 2007.
He won the British Society of Editors’ award for Investigative Journalist of 2000. Simon also won The Washington Journalism Review’s Excellence in Diplomatic Reporting Prize in 2008, one of the top prizes in Washington D.C. Simon is a three-time finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists, an award that honors journalists under the age of 35 who have made significant contributions to their field. Simon has also been awarded honorary degrees from Lancing College and Cambridge University.
Simon Denyer is, without a doubt, one of the world’s leading journalists. He has worked in some of the most dangerous and challenging environments, reporting on stories that have made a real difference.
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