Sandy spent 21 years at ITV Central in the Midlands as a senior reporter and presenter - best known for her human interest people-led approach to news.
As Health Correspondent she covered many of biggest national stories from medical breakthroughs to failings at Stafford Hospital. She has extensive knowledge of and contacts in the health service.
Sandy was a regular live correspondent, and also presented Central news programmes and bulletins.
Sandy trained with the BBC, working as a news reporter for BBC Radio Leeds and was a producer in the original team launching BBC Radio York. She was the first journalist to the fire which destroyed York Minster, in 1984, obtaining film that was seen all over the world. Sandy also produced her own show and documentaries.
Sandy was a reporter for two evening papers - the Hull Daily Mail and Sheffield Star.
Sandy Barton Media
Since leaving ITV Central in July 2009, Sandy has set up her own company specialising in media training. She is a trainer at Birmingham University Media Centre, and worked for Warwick Broadcasting, as a media trainer at Warwick University.
Sandy Barton Media also makes films for training, information, and websites. Using her experience as a film maker and editor, Sandy always tells her stories through people – using the human interest approach.
And as an experienced live presenter Sandy chairs conferences and presentations. She is a freelance film presenter and reporter, and records voice overs. She’s also worked with under graduate media students.