Peter D. Barbey is Owner of the Village Voice in New York and President & CEO of the Reading Eagle Company in Pennsylvania, following a long family tradition of publishing that dates back to 1796. 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 funds human rights, arts, medical, youth programs, and other causes in Pennsylvania and New York and throughout the United States.