Sarah Sands is editor-in-chief of Reader’s Digest magazine. Before joining RD in May 2008, Sarah worked at the Evening Standard initially as editor of the Londoner's Diary, before taking further posts as features editor and associate editor. She joined The Daily Telegraph in 1996 as deputy editor, later assuming responsibility for the Saturday edition. She was appointed as the first female editor of The Sunday Telegraph in June 2005. In April 2006 she was appointed consultant editor on the Daily Mail. In February 2009 it was announced that she would be taking up the role of deputy editor on The Evening Standard. Sarah has written two novels, her first was Playing the Game and her second, Hothouse, was published during the summer of 2005.