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Peter Dobbie is a news presenter on the BBC's 24 hour international news channel, BBC World. Dobbie also presented news on BBC World's sister channel, BBC News 24 until April 2006, when he moved from his 10:30pm-1am late-evening slot, back to BBC World. He can also be regularly heard fronting World Have Your Say on World Service Radio at 1800 GMT Monday-Friday; as well as World Update, a breakfast briefing programme aimed at a US audience, made by the World Service for Public Radio stations in America.

Dobbie, originally from the west of Scotlandmarker, began his television career working for local channels in Englandmarker. He has worked across many of BBC media outlets aside from BBC World and News 24. These have included Breakfast on BBC One, From Our Own Correspondent on BBC World Service Radio, BBC Radio 5 Live and the PM programme on BBC Radio 4. He has also provided articles for BBC News Online.

Dobbie's work for BBC News has taken him over much of the world, both presenting and reporting from countries including Francemarker, Germanymarker, Portugalmarker, Finlandmarker and Italymarker. Following the Asian Tsunamimarker in December 2004, he presented from Gallemarker in southern Sri Lankamarker. He also presented coverage of the launch of the new Airbus A380 from Toulousemarker in France for BBC News 24, BBC World, BBC Breakfast and BBC Three.

Dobbie has also worked in southern Iraqmarker during the conflict there, in Basramarker, Safwanmarker, the RAF base at Ali Al Salem Air Basemarker, and in Kuwaitmarker, reporting live from these locations for BBC News Specials on BBC One, BBC News 24, BBC World, and BBC Three.

Dobbie approaches finish line at Eton
Dobbie is an avid snowboarder and a qualified instructor. He also competes in triathlons. Dobbie successfully finished Ironman Germany in 2005, and represented his country at the European Triathlon Championships in 2006, as a member of Team GB, at Autun in France.


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