One of the leading award-winning journalists and authors around the globe is Simon Denyer. The British-born journalist served the longest terms with the Washington Post. While working at the Washington Post, Simon reflected his expertise in journalism by covering several hot topics like the missile tests in North Korea, the dire economic crisis in Japan and South Korea in 2008, the China’s Communist Party rule, the Tibetans-Chinese settlers’ awful ethnic violence, the democracy movement of India, the nuclear ambitions in Pakistan, the opium warlord economy of Afghanistan, and Japan’s struggles for human rights among many others.
Simon is a Master of Arts graduate from Trinity College with a major in Economics. Prior to joining Trinity College, Simon Denyer studied at the University College London, Yale, Cambridge and Harvard universities. Among his major accomplishments is successfully lecturing at three universities. He has also traveled to many countries across the continents and worked with the leading publications including The Financial Times and Reuters. Simon Denyer is an author of three books including Rogue Elephant, a comprehensive novel set in the Uttar Pradesh Indian state, The Dragon’s Gift that covers on China’s economic growth and Among The Hoods, a novel that touches on his moments while covering gangs in London and more
Simon Denyer is a winner of several awards for his outstanding journalism talent including the British Foreign Correspondent of the Year Award in 2004 and the 2012’s SOPA Award from the Publishers’ Society in Asia for the Best News Reporter among his workmates. He was also part of the team of journalists that received an Emmy prize and Pulitzer for comprehensive articles on global warming among others. Based in Washington D.C. Simon Denyer stepped down from his post as the bureau chief for The Washington Post in Tokyo in September 2021.He had worked with the media house’s team for over ten years.