Angela Pippos

Angela Pippos

Journalist, TV Presenter, Radio Personality & Author


Angela left her native South Australia in 1997 to pursue a sports journalism career with the ABC in Melbourne. She’s best known for anchoring the sports segment on the ABC TV News for almost a decade. In 2007, Angela ventured where no woman has dared go - the testosterone-charged world of breakfast sports radio. She’s appeared on a number of sports programs including Network Ten’s Before the Game and The Back Page on Fox Sports. Angela’s first book, The Goddess Advantage – One Year in the Life of a Football Worshipper (Text Publishing) loosely follows her life during the 2005 AFL season. Angela has contributed to a number of publications including The Footy Almanac (Malarkey Publications), It Happened on a Fishing Trip (Affirm Press), From the Outer (Black Inc) and Father Figures (Affirm Press). Her sharp, thought-provoking columns appear in The New Daily.

In February 2017 Angela released her second book, Breaking The Mould – Taking A Hammer To Sexism In Sport and the television documentary she wrote, produced and presented about the rise of women in Australian Rules football, League of Her Own, aired on the Seven Network in February 2017. Angela’s second documentary, Heroes, about the inaugural AFL Women’s competition screened on ABCTV in August 2017. Angela is a regular contributor to 774 ABC Melbourne, ABC Grandstand and 891 ABC Adelaide. Angela has an Honours degree in Politics from the University of Adelaide.