Congratulations to Churchill alumna Sally Angel, (U79, MML) who has won a News and Documentary Emmy Award in the Outstanding Historical Programming — Long Form category, for the film Night Will Fall which she produced. 

The film tells the story of the liberation of German concentration camps, using archive footage and testimony from survivors and liberators, and reveals the efforts made to document the dreadful scenes that the Allies encountered on liberation. The film is narrated by Helena Bonham Carter.

The award was presented at the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street on May 21, 2016 in New York City.

Sally Angel

Sally is currently Managing Director of Angel TV, a multi-award winning production company.  Previously she has held a number of senior management posts at the BBC, including Commercial Channels Manager, Channel Development Executive and Commissioning Editor. As a Producer, Sally has worked on many flagship BBC programme strands including OmnibusArena and The Late Show and launched a number of returning series for the BBC including One Foot in the Past and House Detectives. She has a Glenfiddich Award for Arena Food Night and was shortlisted for a CRE Award for Black and White in Colour- A History of Race on TV.

Photo: Producer Sally Angel and Director Andre Singer from “Night Will Fall.” Credit: Sarah E. Freeman/Grady College, in New York City, Georgia, on Saturday, May 21, 2016