Peter Burdin


Peter Burdin is the senior editor on the BBC’s Newsgathering team. In 1989, Burdin was on the BBC reporting team which covered the build-up to the violent suppression of democracy protests on China’s Tiananmen Square, and in the mid-90s, he spent three years in Johannesburg covering South Africa’s struggle to come to terms with its apartheid past. He has worked as assignments editor in BBC Newsgathering since 1996 and has played a key role in furthering the journalistic understanding of trauma.

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