Robert Peston

Non-fiction writer and Editor
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Robert Peston is ITV’s political editor, presenter of the politics show Peston on Sunday and founder of the education charity, Speakers for Schools ( He has written four books, “How Do We Fix This Mess”, “Who Runs Britain?”, “Brown’s Britain” and his latest one, “WTF?”, which explains the people's revolt against the establishment and how to make capitalism fairer. For a decade until the end of 2015, he was at the BBC, as economic editor and business editor. Previously he was City editor at the Sunday Telegraph, political editor and financial editor at the FT, a columnist for the New Statesman, and at the Independent in various roles. Peston has won more than 30 awards for his journalism, including Journalist of the Year from the Royal Television Society. His blog is, on Facebook he is and he is @peston on Twitter.






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