Simon Crerar is BuzzFeed‘s Australia Editor and leads an editorial team dedicated to growing the social news and entertainment company’s Australian audience with viral content by and for Australians.
Prior to BuzzFeed, he worked at the Times and Sunday Times in London and at News Corp Australia. An innovative originator of compelling, shareable content, Simon’s career has seen him interview Hollywood A-listers, live blog a Category 5 cyclone and report from maximum security prisons in Bangkok and Moscow.
Born and raised in Edinburgh, he is the proud owner of tweeting Jack Russell Terriers @LeoandClancy.
Report Card: What’s Happening in Australian Journalism?
Margaret Simons, Emily Wilson, Simon Crerar, Andrew Holden, Tory Maguire
Future Views, Future News: Experiments in Storytelling
Sophie Black, Alicia Sometimes, Nick Evershed, Simon Crerar, Stefan Armbruster
Report Card: The State of the Media
Margaret Simons, Lenore Taylor, Damon Johnston, Simon Crerar, Dan Silkstone