Peter Dujardin


Peter Dujardin has been a reporter at the Daily Press for 20 years, and a reporter for 23 years.

He has mostly covered courts and criminal justice issues for the past nine years. That includes criminal and civil cases, focusing in large part on Hampton, Newport News, and federal courts. 

He also does investigative projects on criminal justice, to include working to undo wrongful convictions, delving into questions about an undercover police sting, and other issues.

A senior reporter at the Daily Press, Peter previously covered business, transportation, ports and the Newport News shipyard. He also has spent time covering schools and was the paper's lead editorial writer for about a year. 

He holds an undergraduate degree in political science from Providence College, and a Master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

He was a two-year intern for the Providence Journal and also worked as a sports reporting intern for Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C.


Recent Articles

  • SAT score averages vary widely in the region

    SAT score averages vary widely in the region

    Local schools like Jamestown High School had high scores while others, such as Heritage High School, didn't fare as well on the standardized tests.

  • W-JCC and York outpace state, region in SAT

    W-JCC and York outpace state, region in SAT

    Students from Williamsburg-James City County, Poquoson and York County outpaced both the state and national averages on SAT test, the newly released numbers show. This year’s results show an improvement at the district’s three high schools – Jamestown, Warhill and Lafeyette - in critical reading,...