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Peter White

Peter White first presented In Touch, Radio 4's programme for visually impaired listeners in 1974.

Born in Winchester in 1947, Peter has been blind since birth. He doorstepped BBC Radio Solent even before they'd opened and began broadcasting for them in 1971.

He presented and edited Same Difference, Channel 4's programme on disability, between 1987 and 1989 and was both presenter and producer of Link, Central Television's magazine for disabled people between 1989 and 1991.

Since 1995 Peter has been the BBC's Disability Affairs Correspondent. He was the first totally blind person to produce reports for television news.

Over the last decade he has written four series of autobiographical talks for Radio 4, as well as the acclaimed series No Triumph, No Tragedy.

Other Radio 4 programmes Peter has presented include Pick of the Week, You and Yours and a series of 15 minute features called Blind Man on the Rampage. In l993 Peter devised and presented the pub quiz series It's Your Round.

Peter is married with four children. In 1999 he published his autobiography See it My Way.