Mark Easton
Home Editor
BBC News

Mark joined his local paper after leaving school, inspired to become a journalist by playing Waddington's Scoop aged 13. He has won numerous awards for his reporting. Most recently, his writing won a Royal Statistical Society award for excellence and was a finalist in the online journalism awards in San Francisco. His ambition is to try to chronicle the story of changing Britain, and for Arsenal to win some silverware. Before becoming BBC News home editor in 2004, Mark was home and social affairs editor at Channel Four News and political editor at Five News. He is married with four children.