Peter is a journalist with more than 30 years of experience reporting on health, security,
and global affairs. He is the founder and executive director of the non-profit Global
Reporting Centre, the motto of which is “global reporting, done differently.” He has
serves as a producer at CBS News 60 Minutes, PBS Frontline, and ABC News Nightline,
where he has earned many of the industry’s top awards. Peter is a prolific writer for a
range of newspapers, magazines, and multimedia. He was one of the founding producers
of New York Times TV, which pioneered small-format videojournalism.
As a professor, Peter focuses on teaching the next generation of journalists and filmmakers to question
the norms and practices of the industry, and to focus on innovating the forms of journalism.
He is a professor at the University of British Columbia School of Journalism, Writing &
Media, and a faculty affiliate at the UBC School of Public Policy & Global Affairs.