Los Angeles Correspondent, BBC News
The BBC’s man in LA weighs in on the Hollywood interview, the presidential election… and OJ Simpson
Working for the BBC as a Correspondent based in Los Angeles, Peter has interviewed almost everyone in Hollywood, and is now covering the 2016 US presidential election. Well known to listeners of Radios 1, 2 and 5 Live, he also writes and makes documentaries about diet, exercise, and the ageing process. In this in-depth interview, he describes what it was like to cover the shocking OJ Simpson trial; reveals how different BBC programmes compete with one another; and explains how the celebrity junket interviews work – including memorable encounters with Cher, Harrison Ford… and even Bill Clinton.
Essays Editor, Longreads
19th July 2018
Championing the importance of long form content in a breaking news world
12th July 2018
Growing a global community of over 26 million people – and the best life hack learned along the way
Managing Director, WGSN
6th July 2018
Launching HuffPost UK from a mock-up idea to 8m users; and now leading a team of global trend forecasters to predict the future of how we’ll live and work
Chief Executive, 7digital
28th June 2018
The radio industry “lifer” predicts the future direction of streaming, curated content… and of radio itself.
Former Executive Chairman, News International
21st June 2018
The highs and lows of five decades as Rupert Murdoch’s most trusted lieutenant – building and running his global media empire.