(Nisga'a nation) graduated from Capilano College's Motion Picture Program in North Vancouver. He has worked as a full-time Producer on the trailblazing CTV aboriginal current affairs series First Story. Over the past 11 seasons he has produced over 40 half hour episodes focusing on First Nations art, culture and politics. In 2009 he won both the National and Regional RTNDA Adrienne Clarkson Diversity Awards for his investigative story into black bear trophy hunting called 'Taan: Bears of Haida Gwaii'. Pieter was promoted to Senior Producer position for First Story’s 12th season where his team both won the National and Regional RTNDA Adrienne Clarkson Diversity Awards for a story on First Nations resistance to the Olympics. He continued on as senior producer for First Story’s 13th season winning an RTNDA award for Grieving mother sculpture and Black Blood; where his team exposed oil spills in northern British Columbia that had not been cleaned up for 8 years.