Peter was born and raised in Gander, Newfoundland. He is a registered architect with The Newfoundland Association of Architects, and is a graduate of the Master of Architecture Program at the Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS) (1996), the Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies program, also TUNS (1994), and of the Bachelor of Arts Program (Philosophy) at Dalhousie University(1992). Peter has lived and worked as an Architect in New York, Berlin, the Dutch West Indies and finally Halifax before returning to Newfoundland in 2010 to focus on writing and producing television in St John’s.
Peter’s involvement with Take The Shot includes, CBC’s Television series Republic of Doyle and W Network’s television show Majumder Manor, a docu-reality that follows the genesis of a significant community project in Shaun Majumder’s hometown of Burlington Newfoundland.
Most recently, Peter produced CBC’S highly anticipated TV show, Caught, starring Allan Hawco and Paul Gross. Peter co-created, Executive Produced and wrote (along with his brother Rob Blackie) the Netflix/Discovery Channel Canada leading Historical Drama, Frontier: Season 1.