Peter is a well-known Australian Journalist. He also writes book and he also worked as a Radio Presenter. Peter has been honored by giving him a membership in Order of Australia for his work in literature and for his social service towards disabled.
29 June 1961 (55 Years Old)
Married to Lisa Wilkinson
Jake FitzSimons, Louis FitzSimons and Billi FitzSimons
Father: Peter McCloy and Mother: Beatrice Helen
Peter mainly earns through sports journalism and the books he wrote. A part of his income comes from the organizations where he holds the position. He writes for newspapers as well which contributes in his annual income.
Peter was born in South Wales and that’s where he grew up. He was among the youngest of all the children that his parents had. Peter is reported to have 6 more siblings. It is also known that Peter’s father worked as a citrus fruit farmer and his father also served the army in World War II. His position was of an artilleryman. Peter completed his education in Australia and later he went to Ohio for a course. Peter received his graduation degree from University of Sydney. His major subjects were government and political Science. Peter calls himself an atheist and he is a strong supporter for the movement which supports the change of Australian Flag.
Peter is known to be a rugby player who represented his university. It is also known that he played for Australia and won many medals. In 1988, Peter started writing for ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’. He mostly wrote about the sports news and his column was named as ‘The Fitz Files’. In the column he used to write about the happenings in sports in last 1 week. He also wrote for ‘The Sun Herald. He was known as the best journalist in sports. Peter also worked for a Radio Channel where he hosted a lot of shows. Apart from this, Peter has written for over 12 books. He also wrote the biographies of famous personalities like Ned Kelly, Nancy Wake and Steve Waugh. Peter had also been the chairman of Australian Republic Movement along with president of Norther Suburbs Basketball association. Apart from this, he held a position of responsibility in many other organizations. Peter surely had a successful career.