Peter Bale

Chief Executive Officer at the Center for Public Integrity


Peter Bale runs the international digital businesses of CNN, led by outside the United States. As general manager he is responsible for the online editorial and commercial growth of one of the world’s best-known news brands. Before joining CNN, Peter was at Microsoft, responsible for content on MSN internationally. He was previously Executive Producer of MSN UK. A former Reuters journalist and editor for many years Peter was also the Online Editorial Director of The Times and The Sunday Times and a founder of He is a UK citizen but was born and educated in New Zealand. He has worked around the world, in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

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