A graduate of Queen’s University, Peter Watts began his broadcast career at the student radio station, CFRC, in 1971. He graduated with a degree in history and politics in 1975.
His career has included coverage of major national and international sports events including the Grey Cup, the Stanley Cup, international tennis events and the Canada Games. He has covered two Olympic Games – Los Angeles in 1984 and Calgary in 1988 – along with two Commonwealth Games (Edmonton 1978, Brisbane 1982) and a Universiade in Edmonton in 1983.
Since July of 1998, he has been the producer and host of The Alberta Morning News, a weekend morning show on the Corus talk radio stations in Calgary and in Edmonton.
He also writes a weekly column on horse racing during the Alberta racing season. He serves on the organizing committee of the BLG Awards, which honours the top student athletes in Canadian university sport.