About Me

Simon Owens is an Assistant Managing Editor at US News and World Report. He currently lives in Washington, DC. He began his career as a newspaper journalist, writing for small newspapers in central and eastern Virginia. In 2008 and 2009 he was an associate editor for PBS’ MediaShift. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Forbes, Harvard’s Nieman Lab, and The Next Web. He’s been interviewed by reporters from The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, and several other newspapers, television, and radio programs.

For several years, Simon worked with creative and PR agencies to secure hundreds of placements on top blogs and social news sites for clients. He has conducted digital PR for both major and small brands and has driven millions of page views for clients, getting them on Technorati Top 100 blogs, major news outlets, and popular social media sites ranging from Twitter to Digg.

To contact Simon, visit the contact page.