Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Washington Post and Reuters and authors has reported from over 40 counties. From 2002 to 2004, he was in Afghanistan covering the fall of the Taliban. In 2004, Denyer covered the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami. In 2011, the journalist covered the Libyan uprising. Lately, Simon Denyer is reporting on the problem of the illegal wildlife trade that is prevalent throughout Asia.
Denyer won a Pulitzer Prize for team coverage on how climate change is impacting the world. The team from the Washington Post wrote an article on how the changes to the Pacific are affecting the sea ice. The changes to the sea ice are causing problems with the salmon fishing off of Japan.
The Overseas Press Club of America award was given to Denyer in 2016. He won the award for the stories he wrote regarding the censorship and surveillance happening in China. The same year, he won the National Headliners Award for exposing how Japan has turned the hunting for dolphins and whales into a large industry. Simon Denyer won the same award for covering the effects the Chinese rile in Tibet had on humans and the environment.
Denyer has spent time teaching media and politics at two of Japan’s more prominent universities. He has made several television and radio appearances. Denyer also has a vast amount of public speaking experience. From 2011 to 2013, Denyer was president of South Asia’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club.
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