Angela Ross

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Angela Ross

PhD Candidate
Media | School of Creative Arts and Media
School of Creative Arts and Media

Room 207 , The Media School, Salamanca

+61 03 6226 2170 (phone)

Angela is a PhD Candidate in the Media program. Her research focuses on media consumption and public engagement. The RTP supported study is supervised by Professor Libby Lester and Dr Donald Reid.


Angela is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Tasmanian weekend 7pm TV News presenter. She has held this role since 2008. She is also a television, radio and digital news journalist. Angela has worked in a number of different roles at the ABC including reporting for the TV current affairs program Stateline, producing and reading radio news and producing the ABC’s state online news webpage. Before moving to Tasmania in 2002, Angela was a radio news presenter and reporter for the ABC in Broken Hill. She also worked as a video journalist and presenter for commercial TV regional station Central GTS/BKNin Port Augusta in 2000. Additionally, she has held casual positions at the ABC in Ultimo Sydney and Radio 2BS Bathurst. Angela has hosted numerous events as a master of ceremonies and panel moderator during her career. In 2017 she was awarded the UTAS Murray Todd prize for the greatest proficiency in the BA Honours course.

Career summary


DegreeThesis titleUniversityCountryAwarded
BA Honours (1st class) The symbolic power of digital: An ethnographic newsroom study on changing news values and journalistic practice at the ABC University of Tasmania Australia Dec 2017
BA Communications - Journalism   Charles Sturt University, Bathurst Australia Dec 1999