Simon Denyer graduated from Trinity College with honors in economics. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has been traveling the world as a foreign correspondent for over 25 years.
Simon worked as a correspondent and anchor for Reuters Television in New York and London from 1994 until 1997. In 1997 he became Deputy Bureau Chief in East Africa for Reuters and continued that position through 2001.
In January of 2002 Reuters gave him the title of Bureau Chief in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Two years later he became India Bureau Chief in New Delhi.
Ten years later in 2014 Simon penned a book titled Rogue Elephant which reveals much about Indian politics and how the people there are finally demanding to be heard. After a couple of years in India, Simon became Bureau Chief in Washington while still working for Reuters.
The Washington Post gave Simon Denyer the position of China Bureau Chief in Beijing in June of 2013 where he stayed until June 2018. From April 2020 through July 2020 Mr. Denyer held the title of Adjunct Professor at Hosei University.
Sophia University gave him that same title in October of 2020 while the Washington Post made him the Japan and Korea Bureau Chief in July 2018 where he stayed until August 2021. Simon Denyer is one of a group of Washington Post journalists who were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for a series of articles that warn about the severe consequences of global warming on the planet. Refer to this page for additional information.