Simon Denyer: A Profile of a Journalist and Author
He is a British journalist and author who reported from more than 80 countries. He has been the Diplomatic Editor at The Washington Post, the Foreign Correspondent for The Guardian, and the Asia Correspondent for The Economist.
Reporting on major international stories
Simon Denyer has reported on numerous major international stories. In 2001, he was in New York City for the terrorist attack on World Trade Center. He wrote for The Guardian from Afghanistan during 2001 and 2003. He went on to work for The Washington Post as their Diplomatic Editor, reporting on the war in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, and Libya.
In 2017, he was awarded a National Magazine Award in Canada for his article “The Great Chess Game: How Xi Jinping is changing China and its global role,” published in September 2018.
Diplomatic Editor at The Washington Post
Simon Denyer joined the staff in 2010 and served as Diplomatic Editor for the next six years. In this capacity, he reported on international affairs, including North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, Iran’s nuclear negotiations, Syria’s civil war, and a host of other geopolitical stories.
In his role at The Post, Denyer interviewed more than 100 heads of state or government during his tenure. He also traveled to more than 80 countries.
In October 2016, Denyer became Asia’s Correspondent and spent much of the following year reporting on the rise of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his consolidation of power at home and abroad.
Denyer was a diplomatic editor and was a foreign correspondent for the Guardian, reporting from more than 80 countries. He has covered major stories such as the Arab Spring, the war in Afghanistan, and the nuclear crisis in North Korea.
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