Peter D. Barbey was the Owner of the Village Voice in New York and President & CEO of the Reading Eagle Company in Pennsylvania.
Peter followed in his family’s long tradition in the publishing world that dates back to 1796. The Reading Eagle Company owns the Reading Eagle and South Schuylkill News newspapers, WEEU AM radio, Pretzel City Productions, and REP printing.
Peter has long given his time to civic and charitable committees, notably Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights of which he is a Trustee. Along with his wife, Pamela, he runs the Edwin Barbey Charitable Trust. This organization provides funds for a range of important causes, including human rights, arts & culture, science and medicine, youth programs, and many others Pennsylvania, New York, and throughout the rest of the United States.