Daniel Sandford Biography
Daniel Sandford is a media personality serving as BBC News Home Affairs Correspondent. Previously, he was the BBC News Moscow correspondent.
Daniel Sandford Age
He was born in 1966 in Oxford, United Kingdom. He is 55 years old.
Daniel Sandford Height
He is tall in stature however his height is undisclosed.
Daniel Sandford Nationality
Sandford belongs to the English nationality.
Daniel Sandford Education
He received his primary education in Ethiopia at the English School, which had been founded by his grandmother some 20 years earlier.
In 1976 he joined Magdalen College School, an independent school for boys in Oxford and graduated in 1984. During his time at the college he sang as a chorister in the choir.
He also studied Physics and Electronics at the University of Southampton, graduating in 1988.
Daniel Sandford Family
Daniel is the grandson of Brigadier Daniel Sandford and the great nephew of Lieutenant Richard Douglas Sandford VC. He is also related to Daniel Fox Sandford (1831–1906), Bishop of Tasmania, Daniel Keyte Sandford (1798–1838), Scottish politician and Greek scholar and Daniel Sandford, (1766–1830), Bishop of Edinburgh.
He was born in Oxford. However his family moved to Ethiopia when he was 3 years old. The family returned to the UK after the 1974 Ethiopian revolution.
Daniel Sandford Wife
Sandford is married to Caro Kriel, the former head of international news for Sky News. She spent six years as head of international video at AP and two years as its Russian news director securing the agency’s first ever interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
He has two children.
— Daniel Sandford (@BBCDanielS) July 31, 2020
Daniel Sandford BBC
Sandford is the BBC News Home Affairs Correspondent since September 2o14. He reports for BBC News on terrorism, crime, immigration, policing and prisons. Previously, he was the BBC News Moscow correspondent for four years.
From January 1989 to May 1998, Sandford worked at ITN, where his roles included that of Home Affairs Producer, Africa Producer and General Reporter.
In 1998 he joined the BBC, acting as Home Affairs Producer and Health Correspondent. In 2002 he became Home Affairs Correspondent. He reported on the terrorist attacks in London in July 2005, and the airline “liquid bomb plot” of August 2006.
In May 2020 the BBC was obliged to apologise after ‘incorrect’ and ‘disappointing’ claims by Sandford live on air that Welsh borders would not be policed when Welsh Health minister Vaughan Gething and Rhun ap Iorwerth, MS for Ynys Môn criticised his remarks over the difference in COVID-19 lockdown rules in England and Wales.
Daniel Sandford Salary and Net Worth
His salary and net worth is under review.
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