Mary Nightingale is one of the UK’s best known broadcasters, and has been part of the ITV News presenting team since 2000. She has twice been named Newscaster of the Year by TRIC. During that time Mary Nightingale also worked as a newsreader on BBC Radio Five Live, presented for Reuters Financial TV, reported for BBC Ski-Sunday, and fronted the ITV Rugby World Cup from South Africa one of the first women to present such a high profile sports event.
Mary Nightingale took a break from News in 1999, when she landed what was often called he best job in television hosting the hugely popular ITV travel show Wish You Were Here. During her travels Mary crossed the Atlantic on the QE2 and Concorde, learnt to scuba dive, and herded cattle by horseback on a ranch in Arizona. She also saw more golden beaches and cruise ships than she can possibly remember.