Mary Nightingale is one of ITN’s prestigious news casters, currently reading the early evening and occasionally late evening news.
Mary was taken to the nation’s heart as the anchor/presenter of ITV’s flagship Wish You Were Here(1999-2001) Mary was already well-loved by Londoners as the co-presenter, with Alastair Stewart, of London News Network’s flagship news and features programme, London Tonight, and as the sole presenter of London Today Carlton’s lunchtime magazine programme.
She presented BBC 2’s Ski Sunday and Off Piste, for BBC Radio 5 Live, The Really Good Food Show, I-Spy, and Most Wanted. She presented Find Your Family on Carlton and in November 2000 presented Rattrap for the ITV Network. Mary recently presented The Carlton Restaurant for the third year, subsequently broadcast on TV. In August 1999 Mary anchored the eclipse on Discovery Europe; 14 hours of live broadcasting from around the world.
In 1994 Mary worked for Reuters Financial Television as a presenter on the early morning financial programme transmitted to city dealers at their desks. Mary also presented and wrote for World Business Report for BBC World Service Television, a twice daily live business programme with a strong emphasis on international, economic and corporate news, plus regular live two-way links with overseas correspondents. From 1990-93 Mary wrote and presented World Business Sattelite for TV Tokyo – a live daily business bulletin including interviews, outside broadcasts and reports.