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Sarah Sands' first journalistic role was as a trainee reporter on the Kent and Sussex Courier. Sands then moved to London, where she began shift work on the London Evening Standard. Sands shortly thereafter secured a staff position on the paper's "Londoner's Diary" section, which she then went on to edit. Sands remained at the Evening Standard for 10 years, during which time she rose to the position of Features Editor.
In 1995, Sands joined the Daily Telegraph as Deputy Editor and, following the departure of Charles Moore as Editor in 2004, she also took on the role of Saturday Editor. Sands took over the Editorship of the Sunday Telegraph in June 2005. Her re-launch of the title in November of that year saw the paper's sales increase by around 50,000.
Sands moved to the Daily Mail in April 2006, where she became Consultant Editor. In May 2008, Sands became Editor-in-Chief of Reader's Digest.
Sands is the author of three novels: Playing The Game; "Hothouse; and The Villa. She lives in London with her husband and her three children.
11.02.08 | 01:34:15 min
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