Peter Barron

Peter Barron is Google’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs for North and Central Europe.

He was previously editor of BBC2’s Newsnight from 2004-2008, and he has worked in TV News and Current Affairs for nearly twenty years.

He started as a BBC news trainee and has worked at a senior level on Newsnight, Channel 4 News and Tonight with Trevor McDonald. He devised and edited the BBC drama documentary series If…

In 2007 he was advisory chair of the Edinburgh International TV Festival.

Related Sessions
Saturday 31 October 2009, 1.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery

Festival Buzz

View: 'Turn That Racket Off'

"It was like having sex with Richard Dawkins and the Pope at the same time. Incredibly stimulating arguments. "
Julian Gough, novelist