Peter Bart, an American journalist and film producer, has been the editor-in-chief of “Variety” since 1989. Bart also serves as vice-president and editor-in-chief of Variety, Inc., and presides over its sister publications “Daily Variety” and “Daily Variety - The Gotham Edition”. Bart also appears on a weekly AMC television program, “Sunday Morning Shootout”, with film producer Peter Guber.
Bart worked at Paramount Pictures as a producer from 1967 to 1974. He played a key role in developing and supervising films including “The Godfather”, “Paper Moon”, “Harold and Maud”e, “True Grit” and “Rosemary’s Baby”. In 1977, Bart became president of Lorimar Films. He later served as senior vice president of MGM/UnitedArtists before moving on to head “Variety”.