Mary Nightingale is a renowned journalist and TV presenter from the United Kingdom. She is famous for being associated with ITV as a news presenter since 2001. She has presented the ITV Evening News for nearly twenty years. She was earlier associated with BBC and Reuters before joining ITV.
She has won numerous awards and recognition in her lengthy career. In the year 2002, she won the Newscaster of the Year at TRIC Awards. She also won the same award in 2004. She was also invited as guest presenter for various shows in the last few years.
Mary Nightingale was born on the 26th of May 1963 in Scarborough region of United Kingdom. Mary Nightingale’s current age is 59 years.
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Mary Nightingale completed her primary education at an independent girls school named St Margaret’s school in Exeter. After that, she moved to King Edward VI School in Totnes for her high school education. She later graduated from Bedford College, University of London with a BA in English.
After that, she started her journalism career as a news presenter and writer for TV Tokyo. She got good recognition for her skills in the early stage of her career and went on to work with BBC to cover the economic and financial news section. She was also part of Reuters TV for some time. However, she moved to ITV later and worked with them for a long time since 1999.
She is well known across UK as a renowned news presenter since many years. Her husband Paul Fenwick is also a television producer and he has previously worked as HR Director of Trailfinders. She now works for ITV and stays with her husband and two children in London.
Mary Nightingale has not revealed much information about her parents and siblings. However, it is well known that she was born and brought up in London and stayed with her family till she started her career in journalism.
Boyfriend, Husband and Relationships
Mary Nightingale is married to Paul Fenwick since 2000. The couple have two children, a daughter named Molly Fenwick who is 19 years old and a son named Joe Fenwick who is 17 years old. They currently reside in their London home.
Mary Nightingale looks very elegant even at the age of 59. She has natural blonde hair and keeps it short and styles it according to the fashion. She is usually seen in formal suits while reading news. She stands at 5.5 feet tall and her weight is around 60 kgs. She is very fit and energetic for her age.
Mary Nightingale started her journalism career after she completed her graduation from University of London. She initially worked for TV Tokyo as a news presenter and later moved to BBC World to present the economic and corporate news. She also worked for Reuters Financial TV in 1994.
She worked for BBC One to present the program about life in countryside. She was also the first news presenter for London News Network’s After 5 program. She also worked to cover the Rugby World Cup for ITV in 1991.
Nightingale later joined ITV in the year 2000 and started with the show Really Good Food Show. After that, she was moved to the ITV Evening News section. This became her permanent position for the next twenty years even though she worked for other programs in between during her free time.
She also worked for ITV’s Holidays Undercover program in 2006. She also presented the Lunchtime News for ITV and also handled the weekend bulletins for some time. She was also the guest host for the cookery program Britain’s Best Dish in 2011. She became the sole presenter of ITV Evening News in 2017.
The net worth of Mary Nightingale is around $7 million. She is one of the prominent media personalities in the UK and has been in the industry since three decades. She has earned lot of money in her career and also invested in other businesses. She owns a luxury villa and many cars in London.
Facts and Information
Mary Nightingale mentioned in a recent interview that she felt like crying during the Covid pandemic when she had to read the news about people suffering and dying everyday. She said that her voice used to choke sometimes while reading such news.
Mary’s house in London was damaged in 2022 due to flooding and she had to move out of home along with her husband and two children to a temporary home.
Mary Nightingale’s husband Paul Fenwick is also a television producer and he is also a well known face in the media industry.