Peter Ryan

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Journalist
Location Sydney, Australia
Introduction Peter Ryan is one of the ABC's most experienced journalists. With more than 30 years in the game, he contributes to a range of ABC News programs including the flagship radio current affairs programs AM and The World Today in addition to ABC News 24 and ABC News Online. As a former ABC Business editor he established Lateline Business (now The Business) and Business Today in 2006 and oversaw the ABC’s business and economics coverage across all platforms. After working in the corporate sector, Peter rejoined the ABC in 2003 as Executive Producer of ABC Television’s Business Breakfast program. Peter's previous journalism career includes three years as the ABC's Head of TV News and Current Affairs in Melbourne; almost five years as Bureau Chief and television correspondent at the ABC's Washington Bureau; a year as a producer at the BBC in London and a range of ABC reporting and producing roles in Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin and the South Pacific. Peter began his journalism career in newspapers at Sydney's Daily Mirror in 1980 and he worked in Sydney commercial radio before joining the ABC in 1984.