Peter Sissons

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Peter Sissons
Born
Peter George Sissons

(1942-07-17)17 July 1942
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died1 October 2019(2019-10-01) (aged 77)
Maidstone, Kent, England
ResidenceSevenoaks, Kent, England
EducationLiverpool Institute High School for Boys
Alma materUniversity College, Oxford
OccupationBroadcast journalist
Years active1964–2009
Notable credit(s)
ITV News (ITN)
Channel 4 News
Question Time
BBC News
Spouse(s)
Sylvia Bennett
(m. 1965; his death 2019)
Children3, including Kate

Peter George Sissons (17 July 1942 – 1 October 2019) was an English broadcast journalist. He was the presenter of the BBC Nine O'Clock News and the BBC Ten O'Clock News between 1993 and 2003, and earlier a newscaster for ITN. He also presented the BBC's Question Time programme. He retired from the BBC in 2009.[1]

Sissons died at the age of 77 on 1 October 2019, at the Maidstone Hospital in Kent.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Paul Revoir "Peter Sissons departs with a swipe at BBC as he finishes 45-year career", Daily Mail, 13 June 2009
  2. "Peter Sissons: Former BBC and ITN newsreader dies at 77". BBC News. 2 October 2019. Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.