Peter Biles is a British journalist who worked as the BBC World Affairs correspondent based in Johannesburg from 2009 to 2013. Currently, he works as a freelance Broadcast journalist, writer, analyst, and media trainer since 2013.
Peter Biles Biography
Biles is a British journalist who worked as the BBC World Affairs correspondent based in Johannesburg from 2009 to 2013. Currently, he works as a freelance Broadcast journalist, writer, analyst, and media trainer since 2013.
Prior to his role as a World Affairs correspondent for BBC, he was the Southern Africa BBC’s correspondent from 2005 to 2009. In addition, he has also worked as a world affairs correspondent in London where he covered all aspects of foreign news. This includes international diplomacy and conflict in Africa, the Middle East, and the Balkans.
Peter began his career with the BBC in 1984, reporting for three Radio 4 current affairs programs: The World At One, PM, and The World This Weekend.
In 1989, he moved to Kenya as a correspondent for the BBC, The Guardian, and The Observer, following a longtime fascination for Africa.
He witnessed the end of 30 years of conflict in Ethiopia and Eritrea with the fall of the Mengistu dynasty, the political breakdown of Somalia after the overthrow of Siad Barre’s dictatorship, and the demise of the one-party state across the continent during three tumultuous years in East Africa.
Peter has followed Nelson Mandela’s career closely and was present at ANC headquarters in Zambia on the day of Mandela’s release from jail in 1990 and two weeks later when Mandela visited Lusaka for the first time. He also reported from South Africa in 1994, when Nelson Mandela was elected president in the country’s first democratic elections.
Peter served as a foreign affairs journalist for the BBC World Service and a reporter for BBC World Television during the 1990s.
For the BBC, he has reported from over 60 nations, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, and Russia. He is, however, always happier traveling in Africa, and in 2004/05 he visited Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Ethiopia, Botswana, and Mozambique to assess the response of Tony Blair’s African Commission.
He is a proud graduate of the University of Natal in Durban where he studied History.
Away from work, he enjoys playing tennis, African jazz, and photography.
Peter Biles Age
He manages to keep his age away from the limelight. Peter shares no information in regards to his dates of birth with the public. An update of this information will be out when available. However, judging from his appearance he might be in his 60s.
Peter Biles Family
He manages to keep his family away from the public. Peter shares no information in relation to his parents or siblings if he has any. An update of this information will be out when available.
Peter Biles Wife
Currently, he is in marriage with his lovely and beautiful wife. However, he shares no information in relation to his wife, and or how, where, and when they met. An update of this information will be out when available.
Peter Biles Children
Together, the couple counts it a blessing to have two sons whom they greatly love. An update of this information will be out when available.
Peter Biles Height
He is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall which is about 1.74 meters.
Peter Biles Salary
He earns an estimated annual salary ranging between $10,000 to $100,000.
Peter Biles Net Worth
Biles has an estimated net worth of between $150,000-$2,000,000.
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