Sally Fitton

Sally Fitton is Director of TV and Film projects at Secret Compass, where she provides safety, security and risk management advice and support across a wide range of media commissioned by major broadcasters and streamers; ranging from newsgathering, drama, reality TV to natural history documentaries. Fitton joined Secret Compass from the BBC where she was the BBC High Risk Advisor for Current Affairs and the World Service. She is a keen advocate of media safety and risk management, previously on the Board of Directors for ACOS Alliance for several years and lectures internationally on journalist safety. She designed and delivered the BBC’s ‘Managing High Risk Deployments’ course for senior editorial staff. Fitton has a deep background in crisis and disaster management as a British army officer, media advisor and Chartered Security Professional along with experience of multiple military operational tours. Fitton now sits on the board of trustees for the Rory Peck Trust.
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