Simon Crerar

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Q&A

Hi, what’s your name?

Simon Crerar

Where do you hail from?

Edinburgh via London, been in Australia since 2010

Who do you work for?

BuzzFeed

Tell us a bit about you – how did you get to where you are today?

Worked for The Times and Sunday Times in the UK, Fairfax and News Corp in Australia.

What are your career highlights?

Fortnights in May working at the Cannes Film Festival while with The Times. My BuzzFeed post about Australia’s crazy animals hitting seven million views.

Who or what inspires you to get out of bed in the morning?

The neverending wonders and delights of the internet. But actually, my baby son and dogs @LeoandClancy.

Which other storytellers do you admire?

The Australian’s Trent Dalton, The Guardian’s Nick Davies, The New Yorker’s David Remnick and Philip Gourevitch.

What do you plan to share at Storyology?

What Australians like to share, according to BuzzFeed.

Where can we find you?

Website/blog: BuzzFeed.com
Twitter: @simoncrerar
LinkedIn: Simon Crerar
Facebook: Simon Crerar
Instagram: simoncrerar