Sarah Sands to join Lucy Cavendish College as Honorary Fellow

13 November 2017

Lucy Cavendish College is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Sands as an Honorary Fellow. Her appointment will be marked with an official ceremony on 23 November 2017, followed by a talk, which is free and open to the public.

Sarah Sands is the Editor of Radio 4’s flagship news and current affairs show, the Today Programme. She trained on The Sevenoaks Courier as a news reporter, before moving to the Evening Standard – initially as Editor of the Londoner's Diary – and took further posts as Features Editor and Associate Editor. She joined the Daily Telegraph in 1996 as Deputy Editor to assume responsibility later for the Saturday edition.

Sarah was appointed the first female Editor of The Sunday Telegraph in 2005. In 2006 she worked as Consultant Editor on the Daily Mail and in 2008 became Editor-in-Chief of the UK edition of Reader's Digest. She was appointed Deputy Editor of the London Evening Standard in 2009 and became its Editor from 2012-2017.

The talk will be held at 6pm in the Wood-Legh Room at Lucy Cavendish College on Thursday 23 November. All are welcome to come, but we advise booking in advance – please click here.

Sarah said:

“I am looking forward to being part of Lucy Cavendish College, a community of women who share my values of free speech and representation for women.”

College President Jackie Ashley said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Sarah Sands as an Honorary Fellow. She is a pioneer for women in the world of news and the media, and there has never been a more important time for women’s voices to be heard loud and clear.”

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