Peter Overton 'That was our little secret wasn't it?'
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Peter Overton is one of Australia’s most loved Journalists. As well as anchoring the News in Sydney every night, he is a reporter for 60 minutes and has clocked up 31 years at Channel Nine, his dream job since he was a boy.

Peter is also Jessica’s beloved husband of 18 years. Jess had to convince him to be a guest on todays episode as ‘Petee’, does not like talking about himself, he wants the focus to be on other people and their stories. What you'll learn about him in this conversation is relationships are critical to  Peter who sees everyone as cogs in a wheel, he’s friends with the cleaner, plumber, and the garbo, because they enrich his life and are all part of the same success he enjoys.

In this episode Peter also reveals how Jess has brought him out as a person and taught him about mental health, and the moment Jess admitted to him she was silently battling depression with their newborn baby. Peter has since become a passionate advocate for speaking up about Postnatal depression for the fathers out there.

We hope you enjoy this beautiful story of ‘Petee’ and his pussycat Jess, proof that opposites really do attract!

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