Peter Mitchell Biography
Peter Mitchell is an Australian television presenter, He has been the chief news presenter for HSV-7 flagship bulletin Seven News Melbourne since 2000, and prior to that, Peter was the weekend news presenter. In 1987, Mitchell joined the Seven Network and became weekend news presenter. He held this position for 13 years until November 2000 when he replaced David Johnston and Anne Fulwood as the solo weeknight presenter.
Peter Mitchell Age
He was born on 14th June, 1960, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Peter Mitchell Height
He stand at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches.
Peter Mitchell Education
Mitchell grew up on the Mornington Peninsula, attending The Peninsula School, in Mount Eliza.
Peter Mitchell Family
His father, Geoff Mitchell, was a councillor on the Frankston City Council in the 1970s, he served a term as the Mayor of Frankston (1970/1971) and also played football for Frankston in the VFA.
Peter Mitchell Wife
He is married to wife Philippa.
Peter Mitchell Children
Peter and the wife Philippa Mitchell have five children together, Amelia, Ben, Lucy, Maisie , Harry and three grandchildren.
Peter Mitchell Career
Mitchell began at the Nine Network in 1977 as a sport reporter. In this position he covered sports such as Australian rules football, golf, tennis and the Commonwealth Games. In 1982, Peter became a general news reporter and in this position he covered many stories including Victoria’s horrific Ash Wednesday bushfires in 1983.
In 1987, Mitchell joined the Seven Network and became weekend news presenter. He held this position for 13 years until November 2000 when he replaced David Johnston and Anne Fulwood as the solo weeknight presenter.
In 1997, Peter was the first news presenter in Australia to break the news, during an AFL match, that Princess Diana had been killed.
His journalism experience has also included writing a weekly column for the Sunday Herald Sun for two years called “Tee for Two” and publishing a book – the biography of Australian golfing legend Peter Thomson, a five-time winner of the prestigious British Open.
In a Seven News bulletin that went to air in March 2018, Mitchell used some inappropriate wordings to describe a murder trial which was ongoing; he subsequently apologised to the Victorian Supreme Court for his actions.
Peter Mitchell Awards
In 2010, Peter was inducted into the City of Frankston Hall of Fame as a tribute to his strong link to the city and the significant impact of his work.
Peter Mitchell Salary
His estimated salary is $ 100,000.
Peter Mitchell Networth
Peter estimated networth is $ 1 Million
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