John Simons | Brunswick Group
John  Simons

John Simons

Partner, New York

John is a Partner in the New York office.

John joined Brunswick from TIME where he was Executive Editor, responsible for national and business news, as well as the publication’s technology coverage. He also co-hosted TIME100 live events, including panels and interviews with top business leaders. Prior to this, John spent several years at the Wall Street Journal as Deputy Health and Science Editor and Bureau Chief for the Health Business, where he helped guide coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic. Before that, he was the outlet’s Energy Editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa and Deputy Bureau Chief for Management and Careers.

Previously, John held senior editorial roles with the International Business Times, The Associated Press and Black Enterprise. Earlier in his career, he covered the drug and biotech industries, immigration, technology and economic policy as a Senior Editor at the U.S. News & World Report and Staff Writer at Fortune.

John received a BSc in Journalism from Northeastern University. He won the National Association of Black Journalists “Salute to Excellence” Award in 2008.