Sarah Sands named editor of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme

London Evening Standard publisher would be to substitute Jamie Angus at helm of flagship information and present affairs program

Start to become the 2nd lady to load the part, and the publisher of the Evening Standard, Debbie Sands, would be to join the BBC as publisher of Nowadays, Stereo 4’s flagship information and present affairs program.

Sands, 55, that has modified the paper for almost five decades, may substitute Jamie Angus, who had been recently hired deputy representative of the BBC World Support.