Scott Peterson is the morning Business Host for CBC News Network, providing country-wide coverage of the day's business stories on television and radio.
Before joining CBC, Peterson worked as the Morning Business Anchor with Global News, and as a general reporter with Business News Network. He started in journalism as a print reporter, most notably with the National Post.
Peterson has reported from numerous cities across Canada on events including the 2005 London Subway Bombings and the European financial panic that followed. He has also reported live from the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, and filed numerous reports during the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009. He has also produced packages on the lighter side of news with BNN's hit series The Good Life.
Peterson graduated from Queen's University in Kingston Ontario with an undergraduate degree, and a graduate degree in journalism from Ryerson University.
Before starting his television career, Peterson spent over a decade in the Canadian investment industry, starting as a clerk with Wood Gundy, rising to an Equities/Derivative trader with TD Waterhouse. Peterson is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.
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