Simon Denyer has written for numerous publications, including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Jerusalem Post, Financial Times Asia, South China Morning Post, the UK’s BBC World Service, NPR, The Guardian, The Observer, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, and others.
What does Simon Denyer do?
The Washington Post team leader has had many interests. He enjoys speaking at international conferences and seminars. In 2016, Simon served as a keynote speaker at a conference in Brussels on contemporary media in Asia. He also spoke at an international conference of the 2016 UN Security Council World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates and Leaders in London, England. In February 2016, he attended an international conference on human rights and press freedom in China.
What makes him a good journalist?
Simon Denyer: I have written more than 200 investigative stories covering the East Asian region. I met and interviewed former North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il and former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. I wrote many profiles of the Chinese premier, whom I interviewed six times and became very close to him.
Denyer: I’ve covered many controversial events in South Korea, including my coverage of the 2010 national elections in South Korea, the role of the South Korean government in the 2006 murder of Hwang Jang Yop, and my coverage of Gwangju, South Korea, where there was a bloody crackdown by South Korean security forces on demonstrators.
Some of Simon’s awards
Denyer has won numerous awards and medals, including the British Foreign Correspondent of the Year Award in 2004; a 2012 SOPA award from the Society of Publishers in Asia for Best News Reporter among his colleagues. In 2006, he received a joint award for best international features for “Malaysia’s Lethal Outbreak.”
Simon received a 2006 Polk award for reporting on “Korea’s Nuclear Saga.” He received the Swedish International Journalism Award, an American Jewish Committee award, and an Overseas Press Club award. In 2007, he received the Overseas Press Club of America’s prestigious Brian Lamb Award for Excellence in Television Journalism. Simon Denyer (Washington Post) was one of the top ten winners in the Wall Street Journal’s 2008 Excellence in International Journalism Awards. Go Here for related Information.