Julian Pettifer OBE (born 21 July 1935) is an British television journalist. He was born in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. He is known for his coverage during the Vietnam War. He was President of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and is Vice President of the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts and the RSPB. He was voted BAFTA 'Reporter of the Year' in 1968. He was the host for the British television show Busman's Holiday from 1985 to 1988.