Before joining the Eyewitness News Team in 2005, Sandy's reports were heard every weekday morning on 1010 WINS Radio. Prior to that he was CNN's Chief Entertainment Correspondent in LA, where he was best known for his "Hollywood Minute." He began his TV career as an Associate Producer at WNET/Thirteen in New York. He is a graduate of Princeton University, where he co-hosted a national radio show, "Focus on Youth."
Sandy has interviewed hundreds of legendary stars in the course of his career, including Eddie Murphy, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Clint Eastwood, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Bette Davis, Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, and Lauren Bacall to name only a few.
During a radio program in May 1994, Sandy interviewed novelist Eileen Goudge. The two were married a year later and now make their home in Manhattan.
Saoirse Ronan grew up in Ireland, but has close ties with our area. She is part of the Oscar conversation this year with "Brooklyn", a movie that for several reasons hits close to home.
Rooney Mara was nominated for an Academy Award for her work in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and now, Oscar buzz is back thanks to the actress' new movie, "Carol."
The movie phenomenon based on the bestselling "Hunger Games" books comes to a close this weekend, when the fourth and final installment of the mega-franchise hits theaters.
"Carol" has already earned an award for one of its stars, Rooney Mara, at the Cannes Film Festival and there is plenty of Oscar buzz.
Eyewitness News entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon takes you backstage for more with the stars!