Life and Times of Simon Denyer, An Award-winning Journalist and Author

Simon Denyer is one of the best journalist and author. The celebrity who holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity College worked as the bureau Chief for The Washington Post in Tokyo until September 2021. Previously, he served in the same position in India and China for the same newspaper.

Prior to joining the Washington Post, Simon Denyer worked with Reuters as the bureau chief in New Delhi, Washington, Kabul and Islamabad. Simon also worked as a correspondent for Reuters in New York, Nairobi and London. The self-proclaimed journalist is the author of Rogue Elephant, a book that harnesses the power of unruly democracy in India.

Simon is also a skilled editor, and he is the current co-editor for Foreign Correspondent’s South Asia 50 years of reporting. Simon has appeared frequently on leading television and radio shows and interviews including the BBC, NPR,CNN, PBS, MSNBC, Fox News, Sky News and CNBC, in addition to India’s Times Now, CNN-IBN, and NDTV.

The prize-winning journalist has amassed numerous honors and awards including the Overseas Press Club of America’s Bob Considine Award for excellent coverage of international affairs in 2016. Simon also received the National Headliner Award for great international coverage in 2017. He additionally won the spot news story’s Human Rights Press Award in Hong Kong in 2016 among many others.

With outstanding leadership and skills, Simon Denyer was elected the President for Foreign Correspondents’ Club in South Asia where he served from 2011 to 2013.

The eloquent English speaker is also well-conversant with French and is a part of the Washington Post’s in an innovative series that scientifically depicted the dire effects of extreme temperatures on the planet earth. Simon Denyer is happily married and blessed with two children. He currently resides in the Washington, D.C. with his family.

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