Mark Sandell Biography


Mark Sandell

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Birth Name: Mark Sandell
Birth Country: United Kingdom
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Executive Producer for Speech at Wise Buddha, Mark Sandell is a journalist from United Kingdom. He is also known for being the former editor of the BBC Radio 2. He also worked as an editor of WHYS and OS in BBC News for about 11 years. Talented and industrious, Mark Sandell was born somewhere in United Kingdom to British parents. He was also raised in United Kingdom.

Mark was first married to Fi Glover. Fi Glover is a BBC journalist and she is mainly known for being the presenter of The Listening Project for BBC Radio 4. This married life lasted for about two years and then they got divorced in 2004.

Mark's extra affairs with Victoria Derbyshire were the main reason for the decline of his first married life. Victoria Derbyshire is a journalist and broadcaster from England. She is also known for being the former presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live. She is now aged 47 years old. Mark's nationality is British and he is of white ethnicity.

In 1972, Mark joined Billericay Comprehensive, Essex and he studied there for the next seven years. With the completion of his secondary education, he joined Churchill College, Cambridge with a major in history. He finally earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1982. In 1985, he also attended University of Cambridge and National Broadcasting School with a major in journalism. In July 1985, he joined Southern Sound Radio where he worked as a reporter and news editor. Initially he joined then as the presenter of Southern Reports; later on he was named the Deputy News Editor. He worked there for about two years. In 1986, he also worked as a senior editor at Hereward Radio, Peterborough. In 1987, he was hired by Capital Radio, London as its reporter. Few months later, he was also named its presenter. After serving them for two years, he joined BBC Radio One as an assistant editor of "Newsbeat". He also served an editor of "Nationwide" at BBC Radio 5 Live for about nine years. In April 2016, he joined Wise Buddah Group and he has been serving them as its executive film producer for Speech. His net worth is unknown.

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Graduated from Churchill College, Cambridge

1982

In 1972, Mark joined Billericay Comprehensive, Essex and he studied there for the next seven years. With the completion of his secondary education, he joined Churchill College, Cambridge with a major in history. He finally earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1982. In 1985, he also attended University of Cambridge and National Broadcasting School with a major in journalism.

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Joined Southern Sound Radio

1985 of July

In July 1985, he joined Southern Sound Radio where he worked as a reporter and news editor. Initially he joined then as the presenter of Southern Reports, later on he was named the Deputy News Editor. 

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Joined Capital Radio, London

1987

In 1986, he also worked as a senior editor at Hereward Radio, Peterborough. He worked there for about a year. In 1987, he was hired by Capital Radio, London as its reporter. Few months later, he was also named its presenter. 

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Joined BBC Radio One

1989

After serving in Capital Radio, London for two years, he joined BBC Radio One as an assistant editor of "Newsbeat". He also served an editor of "Nationwide" at BBC Radio 5 Live for about nine years.

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Won Sony Radio Awards

2001

In 2001, he was honored with Sony Radio Awards. He won this award for covering Sydney Olympics for 5 Live. In 2008, he was also honored by Sony Radio Academy for Listener Participation Award. 

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Married to Fi Glover

2002

Mark was first married to Fi Glover. Fi Glover is a BBC journalist and she is mainly known for being the presenter of The Listening Project for BBC Radio 4. This married life lasted for about two years and then they got divorced in 2004.

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Joined BBC World Service

2003

He left BBC Radio 5 Live in 2003 and then he was hired by BBC World Service. He served them as an editor of the World Today for about two years and then he joined BBC Television as its editor. He served as an editor of Sports World Have Your Say for about ten months. 

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Joined BBC News

2003

In 2003, he joined BBC News. There he began serving them as an editor of World Have Your Say and Outside Source. He worked there till the end of 2014. In January 2015, he joined BBC Radio 2 as its editor. 

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Began dating Victoria Derbyshire

2004

Mark's extra affairs with Victoria Derbyshire were the main reason for the decline of his first married life. Victoria Derbyshire is a journalist and broadcaster from England. She is also known for being the former presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live. She is now aged 47 years old.

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Won gold at Radio Academy

2012 of May

In 2012, he was honored with several prestigious awards at the Radio Academy. There he was awarded with Listener Participation Award for his work in World Have Your Say. There he was also honored for Best Live Event Coverage. 

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Was honored at New York Radio Festival

2014 of June

He was also honored with several prestigious awards and honors in 2014. That year, he received an honor at the New York Radio Festival. There he won silver award for Best Coverage of Breaking News Story. 

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Joined Wise Buddah Group

2016 of April

Mark Sandell is a journalist from United Kingdom. He is also known for being the former editor of the BBC Radio 2. In April 2016, he joined Wise Buddah Group and he has been serving them as its executive film producer for Speech. 

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