Simon Denyer’s Journalism in Japan, North and South Korea

Simon Denyer is a journalist and author who has covered Japan, North Korea, and South Korea for over 20 years. He is the co-founder of NK News, a news website dedicated to reports on North Korea and South Korea. In his work, Denyer has written extensively on issues related to North Korea and South Korea, including nuclear weapons, trade, diplomacy, and human rights.

He was born in London, England in 1970 and has lived in Tokyo since 1978. Part of the work he has done in Tokyo includes serving as the bureau chief at Washington Post and leaving the post in September 2021. Simon Denyer has also been involved in covering the Japanese government and politics. Denyer has also worked with the Japan Times, The Daily Yomiuri, and the South China Morning Post.

Simon Denyer began his career as a journalist in Tokyo, Japan where he spent over 20 years covering North Korea and South Korea for publications such as Washington Post, Japan Times, and The Daily Yomiuri.

He then became the bureau chief for Washington Post from 1992-1994 for which he reported on Japan’s political parties and the Tokyo Olympics. Denyer then became the bureau chief of the Japan Times. During his assignment at Japan Times, he authored several articles on Japanese politics and society.

Denyer has also been involved in covering the Japanese government and politics, including the LDP and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in 2014 and Emperor Akihito in 2017. He was also a member of the press pool for meetings between the then United States leaders, President Barack Obama, and then Prime Minister Abe in 2016.

Furthermore, Denyer was a member of a group that interviewed Emperor Akihito for his memoirs titled “The Heart of Japan”, which was published by Nikolay Nixon Publishers in October 2017.

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