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Robert Peston
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Peston in 2014
Born
Robert James Kenneth Peston

25 April 1960 (1960-04-25) (age 60)
Nationality British
Education Balliol College, Oxford;
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Occupation Journalist, author, news and TV presenter
Employer ITV (2016–present)
BBC (2005–2016)
Known for Political Editor of ITV News
Former Economics Editor of BBC News
Former Business Editor of BBC News
Fmr. Political Editor of the Financial Times
Fmr. Financial Editor of the Financial Times
Fmr. Associate Editor of The Sunday Telegraph
Fmr. Financial Editor of the Independent on Sunday
Spouse(s)
Siân Busby
(m. 1998; died 2012)
Children 1 (and 1 stepson)
Parent(s) Maurice Peston, Baron Peston
Helen Conroy

Robert James Kenneth Peston (born 25 April 1960) is a British journalist. In 2005 his biography of Gordon Brown, Brown's Britain was published. In 2013, How Do We Fix This Mess?: The Economic Price of Having it All, and the Route to Lasting Prosperity was published. On 17 October 2013 he was made the Economics Editor for BBC News.

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