Simon Denyer Leave Washington Post Foreign Bureau
Simon Denyer is a British journalist and former Bureau Chief of the Washington Post. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist announced that he would be leaving the foreign desk for other duties in the near future.
Denyer is probably best known for his award-winning 2C project. Denyer has been replaced by Michelle Ye Hee Lee, according to the Post.
Before Denyer’s three years as Bureau Chief in Tokyo, he worked for Reuters, Washington Bureau Chief in India, and as a correspondent for Reuters’ Nairobi, London, and New York bureaus. He was a stalwart on many television stations including CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC, PBS, and Sky News. In a statement released by Denyer, he says he decided to move back to the UK to family obligations.
“We are very happy for Simon Denyer and the new chapter in his life. He has been an asset to our organization. We wish him the very best,” said Washington Post President Doug Eva Brian.
Denyer has won many awards over the years including the Pulitzer Prize, Overseas Press Club Award, Human Rights Press Award, National Headliner Award, and Bob Considine Award for international coverage.
Simon Denyer also won an award for his coverage of the whaling industry in India and Tibet. He exposed how Japan and Tibet are attempting to keep the industry adrift in the face of serious ethical questions. Although the industry is waning, a vocal few are determined to keep the industry open. Over the last 2 years, he focused on the issues surrounding the Coronavirus and how it affected Tokyo Winter Olympics to know more click here.