Sandra Sully is a journalist and Senior Editor with Ten News and has cemented herself as one of the most recognisable and respected faces on Australian Television.
Off camera, Sandra is a news junkie and has been a driving force behind TEN News’ Social Media framework. She is a News leader on Twitter with her prolific news tweets providing Australians with breaking news and information, amassing a large and loyal following along the way.
Sandra currently anchors Network Ten’s flagship bulletin – Sydney’s TEN News at Five – as well as hosting major Network News events like the Federal Budget, the Royal Wedding coverage from London and Oprah Winfrey’s big ‘O’ event at the Botanical Gardens.
Sandra’s career includes 18 years as the highly popular presenter and senior editor of TEN Late News with Sports Tonight. In that role, Sandra was the first Australian journalist to break the news of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.
She has subsequently covered the anniversary commemorations of both the Bali bombings and September 11 attacks.
Sandra’s documentary credits include: travelling to Timor in 2010 to produce Independent Future to report on how the then new nation was coping post-liberation.
In 2009, Sandakan – Sheer Bloody Murder revealed the tragic story of hardship and horror faced by Australian prisoners of war in Borneo on the infamous death marches of World War II. It premiered on Network Ten over the Anzac Day weekend that year.
COOL AID: the National Carbon Test, with exclusive interviews with former US Vice President and producer of An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore, and Australian of the Year Tim Flannery.
In 2005 – it was a world-first exclusive interview with Douglas Wood - the Australian hostage freed from his kidnappers in Iraq.
In 1997 - Sandra was one of the first on the scene at one of Australia’s worst natural disasters, the Thredbo landslide covering the emotional rescue of Stuart Diver.
Since joining Network Ten in 1991, Sandra’s engaging warmth, style and versatility have enabled her to cover numerous events such as Commonwealth and Olympic Games, as well as becoming the first woman to co-host the iconic Melbourne Cup/Spring Carnival, a role she filled for seven years.
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