Peter Van Sant is an American television news reporter and correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery. Van Sant was born on February 21, 1953 in Seattle, Washington. He graduated cum laude from Washington State University in 1975 with a Bachelor's degree in Communications. After gradutation, Van Sant worked for KAPY-LP in Port Angeles. He joined KMVT-TV in Twin Falls, Idaho in 1975. From 1976 through 1977 he worked for Cedar Rapids-based KCRG-TV and from 1977 through 1978, for Omaha-based KETV. In 1978, he joined Fox-owned KOOL-TV in Phoenix, Arizona as weekend anchor and reporter. In 1982, he moved to Dallas and worked at WFAA-TV until 1984. In 1984, Van Sant joined CBS News and worked in Atlanta as a correspondent for CBS Evening News for the next six years.
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