Famed journalist Simon Denyer was recently honored with the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for his work highlighting the scientific data showing the tragic reality of global warming.
Denyer and his fellow journalists at the Washington Post wrote the award-winning series consisting of ten articles. Simon Denyer’s article, written alongside Chris Mooney in 2019, provided specific details revealing the effects of global warming on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
Denyer serves as the Washington Post’s bureau chief for Japan and the Korean peninsula. While best known for his global reporting for both the Post and Reuters, Denyer has also been involved in the writing of two books. He authored “Rogue Elephant: Harnessing the Power of Democracy in the New India.”
He also served as co-editor of “Foreign Correspondent: Fifty Years of Reporting South Asia.” These books add to the prestige of Denyer’s well-established career.
The 2020 Pulitzer Prize is not the only award earned by Simon Denyer. He has a total of five highly regarded press awards. One of the awards, the Human Rights Press Award, was given for work highlighting issues in China and Japan. Simon Denyer also reported on the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean and the Libyan uprising in 2011.
It is not uncommon for Denyer to make television and radio appearances. He has frequented all the leading cable news channels and NPR radio programming. Because of his distinguished work, he served as president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of South Asia for three years. He also worked as an adjunct professor for two Japanese universities teaching media and politics. To know more click: here.