BBC home editor
Mark Easton has been home editor for BBC News since April 2004. The role covers the main areas of UK life and public policy, including welfare, health and education.
He was previously the home and social affairs editor at Channel 4 News.
Mark began his BBC career as a reporter on the South East magazine programme London Plus in 1986, before moving to Breakfast News and then on to Newsnight in 1989.
He joined ITN in 1996 as political editor of Channel Five News, and moved to Channel 4 three years later.
He made a number of documentaries for Channel 4, and his work was also included in the entry which won the channel the Emmy Award for International News in 2003.
Mark is married with four children and lives in London.
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