Peter Hitchener

Peter Hitchener whose full name is Peter Donald Beauchamp Hitchener is one of the veterans and senior television icon and news presenters, in Australia. Peter was born in the year 1946, in the month of 21st February. A famous media face Peter Donald Beauchamp Hitchener is well known as Peter Hitchener, was born and brought up in Texas! He hails from America and has an Australian Nationality. He started with his media career in 1965 with 4BH radio station, which was one of the favorite stations in Brisbane. He was the news writer, editor and presenter at 4BH. 

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Personal Life

Besides being a television presenter, Peter is a proud patron of Deaf Blind Society of Victoria. Moreover, he is a guest speaker of various community events, non-profit organizations and charities events taking place across Melbourne. In a newspaper called ‘Herald Sun’ representing the head presenter of Nine News Melbourne, it was stated that Peter Hitchener has admitted he was gay. This circumstance was deplored by the reviewers describing Peter’s personal revelation and it was described that he was pushed to speak and discuss about his personal life. However Peter’s representative denied this point as well.


Peter made his entry into the journalism industry in the year 1965, where he was appointed to work at Brisbane radio station. There, he served as a news presenter, editor and writer. Being a multi-talented personality, his talents were encouraged and he himself strived hard to become perfect in his profession. Later in the year 1973, Peter switched to the ABC network at Brisbane and he was appointed to serve as a relief presenter during the evening bulletin for James Dibble.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 21 Feb, 1946
Age: 74 yrs
Occupations: News presenter
Citizenship: Australia
Birth Place: Texas
Gender: Male
Description: Australian journalist
Net Worth 2021: 16 million
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Last Modified: Jun 22 2020
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