Joe Peyronnin is an associate journalism professor at Hofstra University, as well as an adjunct journalism professor at New York University. He also serves as a senior advisor and investor to several new media companies. He is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.
In 1999, he founded Telemundo Network News and served as its executive vice president until 2006. There he created and launched several Spanish language news programs, including Sin Fronteras, Noticiero Telemundo Fin De Semana, Enfoque, and A Rojo Vivo. He led Telemundo to its first national Emmy Award for round-the-clock coverage of the terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Center.
From 1996 to 1998, he was a media and communications consultant at Osgood, O'Donnell & Walsh, advising corporate 500 firms on communications strategy.
In 1995 and 1996, he was president of Fox News, where he put together the core organization of what would become the Fox News Channel. He also created Fox News Sunday and oversaw several news specials.
Prior to that, Peyronnin served six years, 1989-1995, as vice president and assistant to the president CBS News, the division's number two executive, where he oversaw global newsgathering and news programming, including 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Sunday Morning, The CBS Evening News, Sunday Morning and CBS This Morning.