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Angela
Pippos

Journalist, Presenter, Documentary-maker, Author, & MC

Sport is at its best when it’s changing society.
Profile

Everything Angela Pippos does she does with passion and flair.

Whether in front of the camera, a radio microphone or a live audience, Angela is always entertaining.

Current work

Angela is an award-winning journalist, presenter, documentary-maker, author and MC.

Her most recent documentary, The Record, follows Australia’s dramatic Women's T20 World Cup campaign and the audacious bid to fill the MCG for the final on International Women’s Day 2020. The two-part documentary premiered globally on Amazon Prime in March 2021 and had a secondary release on ABC TV. Angela co-wrote and co-produced the film. Her next documentary idea is bubbling away.

Angela is a co-host on Broad Radio - a live-streamed radio show by and for women.

She also writes regular columns about sport and culture for a number of publications and is a tireless campaigner for gender equality in sport and society. In fact, her most recent book, Breaking The Mould - Taking a Hammer to Sexism in Sport made the Grattan Institute’s ‘Prime Minister’s Summer Read-ing list’, The Australia Institute’s ‘Essential Reading List’ and is on its third reprint.

Angela is a proud ambassador of the Adelaide Crows.

Previous experience

Television, Radio and Documentaries: Angela is perhaps best known for anchoring the sports segment on ABC TV News in Victoria for almost a decade. Searching for a new challenge, Angela walked away from the ABC in 2008 and went where no woman in Melbourne had been before: the testosterone-charged world of breakfast sports radio. In 2018, she returned to the national broadcaster as co-host of Saturday Grandstand on ABC Radio alongside popular comedian, Anthony “|Lehmo” Lehmann. She’s appeared on a number of television programs including Network Ten's Before the Game and The Project.

Angela has written, directed and produced two television documentaries about the rise of women in Australian Rules football: League of Her Own, which aired on the Seven Network, and Heroes, which screened on ABC TV. Her third documentary, The Record, is currently screening globally on Amazon Prime and is on ABC iview.
Author: In 2017 Angela released Breaking The Mould - Taking A Hammer To Sexism In Sport. It provides a fascinating insight into the changing Australian sporting landscape, and challenges all of us to do more to level the playing field.
Her first book, The Goddess Advantage - One Year in the Life of a Football Worshipper is as much about Greek mythology as it is about football, and was shortlisted for the Colin Roderick Award for Australian Literature.

Angela has contributed to a number of publications including The Footy Almanac, It Happened on a Fishing Trip, From the Outer and Father Figures. She writes regular columns about sport, culture and society.

Angela has an Honours degree in Politics from the University of Adelaide and a Journalism degree from the University of South Australia.

Expertise
Talking Points

The Rise of Women in Sport

Finding my Voice in the Male-Dominated World of Sport

Empowering Girls

The Challenges and Rewards of Documentary Filmmaking

The Pain and Joy of Writing

Feedback
Angela was fantastic! Very professional and friendly, and had clearly done her research beforehand, asking our panellists some great questions. All feedback we had from delegates about Angela and the event overall was very positive, with Angela receiving an evaluation rating of 4.86/5 on the evaluation form. The success of the event was mainly due to Angela's involvement - she did a great job, so thanks to her. CPA Australia

Superbly hosted by Angela Pippos as usual.

Football Victoria

Angela was a joint winner of VicHealth’s inaugural award for outstanding re-porting of women’s sport in 2018 - testament to her many years as a sports journalist, presenter, author and documentary-maker and how influential this work has been in promoting gender equality in sport.

VicHealth

We have worked with Angela across many different events over the last few years. She is a fantastic MC, very easy to work with and always creates a pro-fessional and dynamic atmosphere on stage.

Siemens

Ange has been a very popular and long-standing host of our traditional ‘Wom-en in Cricket’ Test Breakfast held on the second day of the Boxing Day Test match each year. Ange’s bubbly and professional presentation is always a fea-ture of the breakfast and her interviews with guests are conducted in a very en-gaging and insightful manner while regularly laced with a good deal of humour. She also develops great rapport with the audience and our members always know they’re in for a good time with Ange controlling the lectern.”

Melbourne Cricket Club
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