Life Stories with Ian Rutter

Life Stories with Peter Barron

January 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 57
Life Stories with Ian Rutter
Life Stories with Peter Barron
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Life Stories with Ian Rutter
Life Stories with Peter Barron
Jan 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 57
Ian Rutter

Peter Barron is a journalist and writer. Starting his career writing for and editing The Algarve News in Portugal, Peter then joined the BBC as a News Trainee working his way up to become Editor of Newsnight. 

Over a 20 years period, Peter worked for Channel 4 and ITN, and returning to the BBC before moving to Google as Head of Communications for the UK and EMEA. Peter remained at Google for 10 years before deciding on a change of life in Extremadura. 

Peter and his wife spend half the year here in Spain, currently restoring a barn on their finca in Extremadura with a view to running retreats. Peter has been one of the main contributors to the Frommers Guide to Spain, the latest edition of which has just been published. 

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Peter Barron is a journalist and writer. Starting his career writing for and editing The Algarve News in Portugal, Peter then joined the BBC as a News Trainee working his way up to become Editor of Newsnight. 

Over a 20 years period, Peter worked for Channel 4 and ITN, and returning to the BBC before moving to Google as Head of Communications for the UK and EMEA. Peter remained at Google for 10 years before deciding on a change of life in Extremadura. 

Peter and his wife spend half the year here in Spain, currently restoring a barn on their finca in Extremadura with a view to running retreats. Peter has been one of the main contributors to the Frommers Guide to Spain, the latest edition of which has just been published. 

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