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Pierre Lescure is moving in the way of his father, François Lescure , a journalist for Humanity and his mother is also a journalist, integrating Journalists Training Centre (YTC).
From 1965 to 1968, he worked as a reporter and presenter for radio RTL , then he is responsible for several programs for RMC from 1968 to 1972 2 .
He began in television in 1972 on Antenne 2 where he presents the news of the night, then 20 hours .
In 1974, he was deputy editor of Europe 1 and RMC program director in 1979.
In 1981, he created the show on Antenne 2 Children of the rock and was appointed editor of the chain.
In 1983, he joined Andre Rousselet to prepare the launch in 1984 of the new pay-TV channel Canal + . He then became Director and General Manager in 1986, and finally CEO of Canal + Group in 1994 despite the rise of the Generale des Eaux in the chain and the eviction of Andre Rousselet (1994-2002). In 1994, he also became president of PSG.