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Who is Darran Simon

Darran Simon Wiki – Darran Simon Biography

Darran Simon was the reporter of Washington Post. He was found dead in his D.C. apartment on Thursday, April 9, the Washingtonian reported. According to the outlet, a newsroom memo from Tracy Grant, the Washington Post’s managing editor for staff development and standards, confirmed Simon’s death. His cause of death has not been announced.
Simon joined the Washington Post in late January as a reporter focusing on D.C. government and politics. He was 43 years old, born in London, and raised in Guyana, New York, and New Jersey.
Darran joined us as a DC government and politics reporter last month from CNN. He made an immediate impact on his arrival. Darran proved himself to be dogged, as when asking Mayor Bowser questions at her daily press briefings, and deeply humane, as when he told the story of a former “Jeopardy” contestant who died of covid-19. He was entrusted to write several of Metro’s coronavirus leadalls, in large part because he worked so well with everyone and because he was a clear and fluid writer.

Darran Simon Age

He was 43 years old

Darran Simon Early Life

Mr. Simon was born in England and spent his childhood in the South American nation of Guyana and in New Jersey. In his professional life, he displayed restless curiosity as well as deep compassion for people who had endured natural catastrophe and man-made violence.

Darran Simon Education

Simon was a journalism graduate University of Rhode Island and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma 2019 Ochberg Fellow.

Darran Simon Career

Before starting his new job with the Washington Post, Simon worked at CNN Digital as a senior writer. As per his CNN bio, Simon was involved in covering many major stories, “from the rebuilding of public schools in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina to mudslides and wildfires in California and violence in Camden, New Jersey.”
Before his time with CNN, Simon worked for publications including Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Times-Picayune, and The Miami Herald.

Darran Simon Death

Journalist Darran Simon was reportedly found dead inside his apartment on Thursday, according to a newsroom memo sent out to The Washington Post staff.
“To our newsroom colleagues, We are deeply saddened to report that yesterday, Darran Simon was found dead in his apartment,” read the Friday memo obtained by The Washingtonian.

Tributes

The National Association of Black Journalists’ 21st president, Sarah Glover, said, “I’m in disbelief and shocked to hear of [Darran Simon’s] passing… a bright light gone too soon. He was a good, kind man and reporter. Rest In Peace.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Melanie Burney said, “This is devastating news. [Darran Simon] was like a little brother. He was a talented reporter with a bright future. A nice guy and a decent human being. He will be missed. Rest in peace, my friend.”
The Washington Post’s Metro Editor, Mike Semel, tweeted:
Mike Semel
@semelm

One of my greatest recent joys was offering Darran the job at The Post. He was so delighted. In his short time here, he wowed us with his talent, smile, drive and wisdom. We miss him.
He wrote, “One of my greatest recent joys was offering Darran the job at The Post. He was so delighted. In his short time here, he wowed us with his talent, smile, drive and wisdom. We miss him.” Readers can click the link in Semel’s tweet to read Simon’s obituary.
Washington Post writer Fenit Nirappil tweeted about his colleague’s death:
Fenit Nirappil
@FenitN

In just five weeks as my beat partner covering D.C. politics, Darran Simon proved himself to be a compassionate, dogged and humble journalist. His death is devastating.
He said, “In just five weeks as my beat partner covering D.C. politics, Darran Simon proved himself to be a compassionate, dogged and humble journalist. His death is devastating.”
S. Mitra Kalita, who worked with Simon at CNN, tweeted:
S. Mitra Kalita
@mitrakalita

[email protected] was a beloved CNN colleague. My last conversation with him was, of course, about doing journalism better. We will miss him so. A pic of him early in his stint here and an excerpt from @cstraight note to staff moments ago
She tweeted: “[Darran Simon] was a beloved CNN colleague. My last conversation with him was, of course, about doing journalism better. We will miss him so. A pic of him early in his stint here and an excerpt from [Cathy Straight] note to staff moments ago.”
NBC 4 Washington journalist Mark Segraves tweeted:
Mark Segraves
@SegravesNBC4

We’ve lost a friend, a colleague & a fine reporter. We were just getting to know @darransimon. He was kind, smart, well dressed & carried a wonderful smile. A welcomed addition to our local DC press corps. Rest easy, Darran, we’ll take it from here.
His tweet reads, “We’ve lost a friend, a colleague & a fine reporter. We were just getting to know [Darran Simon]. He was kind, smart, well dressed & carried a wonderful smile. A welcomed addition to our local DC press corps. Rest easy, Darran, we’ll take it from here.”
Two other colleagues shared their reactions:
Melanie Burney
@MLBURNEY

This is devastating news. @darransimon was like a little brother. He was a talented reporter with a bright future. A nice guy and a decent human being. He will be missed. Rest in peace, my friend.

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