Sarah started up Blakeway North in 2008 after running the documentaries department at Granada Television. Sarah has hundreds of hours of programming under her belt and credits with all major broadcasters including Channel 4, BBC, ITV, Channel Five, Sky, Discovery Health, TLC and Trio.
Her pre-Blakeway Exec-Producer credits include A Child's Life Trilogy for Channel 4, which included the channel's highest rated documentary of 2007 - The Smallest People in the World, Born in the USSR - 21 Up Russia ; Real Life - Teenage Pregnant Sisters (ITV) and Mum Heroin and Me (C4).
At Blakeway North, Sarah has built up a broad programming slate and makes both singles and series for BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three, CBBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Her output includes reputational award-winning singles like EDL Girls – Don’t Call Me Racist (BBC Three), Cutting Edge – Breaking a Paedophile Ring (Channel 4) , pop docs like ‘My Baggy Body (C4) and My £9.50 Holiday (BBC) and returning brands and series like Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun (C5), The People’s Vet (C4) and Nikki Lilli Meets (CBBC).
Sarah’s programmes have won multiple RTS awards, an Emmy, The Golden Eagle Award, The Sandford St. Martin Premiere Award, The BMA Film Award, How Do, O2 & Prolific North awards, The Prix Jeunesse Award and The Japan Prize. Others have been nominated or shortlisted for Grierson, BAFTA and Broadcast awards.
Sarah is on the RTS NW committee and sits by invitation on assorted industry awards juries.