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Penny Marshall is Social Affairs Editor for ITV News.

She leads in-depth reporting and analysis of immediate issues affecting the lives of the British public, from education to welfare and public services.

She was the International Correspondent for ITV News.

Prior to this, Penny was Defence and Diplomatic correspondent, a role she was appointed to in September 1995.

Penny Marshall joined ITN in 1985 as a production trainee, becoming an editorial trainee in 1987 and qualifying as a writer in February 1988.

She was then appointed Home/Media Affairs Correspondent before becoming a general reporter in the summer of 1989.

Penny Marshall’s career started at the Listener Magazine in 1984 where she worked as a sub-editor. From there, she moved to the Wimbledon News as a reporter.

Penny was educated at St Helens School, Northwood and took a BA Hons in History at the London School of Economics. She plays both the piano and the flute.

She is married to fellow ITV News journalist Tim Ewart, a former BBC Newsroom South East presenter and now ITV News Royal Correspondent.