Gill Penlington

Gill Penlington is Director of News and Event Programming for CNN International.  She is responsible for the network’s news programming and special coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is based in London. 


Gill was formerly editor of BBC Question Time, where she produced some of the show’s most highly rating editions during the MP’s expenses scandal.  Gill also produced the BBC’s flagship general election coverage in 2010, and has worked on BBC Election programming in Europe, and the United States. She also worked as a producer on BBC Newsnight.


Gill has worked in the lobby of the UK Parliament with ITN, and started her career as a researcher in the House of Commons and at a think tank.

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