MARY Nightingale is a familiar face reading the evening news on ITV.
Who is Mary Nightingale?
During her earlier years, Nightingale as educated at St Margaret’s School, an independent school for girls, Devon.
She then went on to obtain a degree in English from Bedford College, University of London.
Nightingale began her career in journalism as a presenter and writer on World Business Satellite for TV Tokyo, before joining BBC World’s World Business Report as a presenter and writer, covering economic and corporate news.
She is patron of a number of charities including the Rainbow Trust, The Willow Foundation, Mariposa Trust and Action for Children.
She is also an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust.
In 2002, she broke the news that the Queen Mother had died.
And 20 years on, Nightingale announced on ITV News that Queen Elizabeth II had died on September 8, 2022,
What TV channels has she been on?
Nightingale also worked for Reuters Financial Television in 1994 as a presenter on the early morning financial programme.
In the years following, she worked for the BBC where she co-presented Carlton Country, a factual series about life in the countryside, as well as presenting the Holiday programme and BBC Two’s Ski Sunday.
In May 1994, she became the first presenter of After 5 the London News Network early-evening show.
She has also worked with ITV to cover the 2001 General Election and even cookery programmes.
Is Mary married and does she have children?
Mary Nightingale has been married since April 2000 to television producer Paul Fenwick.
The couple share two children – Molly and Joe.