Simon is the President and Chief Correspondent of Feature Story News, an independent broadcast news agency he co-founded in 1992. Today, with 19 global news bureaus and a full-time team of more than 70 staffers, FSN is the world's leading independent broadcast news agency, supplying on-the-scene reporting for millions of viewers and listeners each day.
FSN's TV news reports span the globe and appear daily on networks including Channel NewsAsia, PBS NewsHour, South African Broadcasting, ENCA, CCTV News, TRT World and ITV's Good Morning Britain. These networks also utilize FSN LIVE, a cutting edge service that is revolutionizing the world of live TV connectivity from a wide variety of global locations. You can keep in touch with FSN's daily output via the company's Facebook page - and while you're there, "like" it too!
FSN LIVE - INTRODUCTORY VIDEO
FSN LIVE provides a growing network of broadcasters with live studio services from some of the world's busiest locations. FSN's studios are centrally located, and as this video details, the company also mounts special live operations whenever and wherever news breaks. Recent live operations have been offered to cover Scotland's referendum on independence, the Greek General Election, the COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris and the Migration Summit in Malta.
FSN's radio news reports can be heard daily on many of the world's leading radio stations, including Radio New Zealand, Britain's LBC and Classic FM, Vatican Radio and Dubai Eye. Additionally, FSN's own anchored radio bulletins are broadcast by hundreds of stations all over the world, including a large number of community, LPFM and non-commercial networks. The company also regularly provides live studio facilities for some of America's leading public radio programs including The Takeaway and Fresh Air.
FSN also provides compelling web-based video to a variety of new media enterprises worldwide, including coverage of the oil industry for The Fuse, and coverage of events on the US financial markets for 24-7 Wall Street.
Uniquely among broadcast news agencies, the company customizes its content for each of its clients ensuring the relevance and pertinence of the material it supplies. Beyond daily news, the company provides extensive editorial and technical support to the production of "Full Frame", a weekly news magazine produced by CCTV America. It also creates high-quality corporate video content for organizations that have recently included Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Inter-American Development Bank, The American Academy of Actuaries and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.