Angela Robson is an award-winning writer, broadcaster and
film-maker and the founding director and owner of the media
production company Pearl
Works. She writes for The Guardian, Marie Claire and
Le Monde diplomatique and has worked internationally as
a film and documentary maker for the BBC, Aljazeera and
the Guardian and as a presenter, producer and reporter for
BBC Radio 4, the World Service and BBC World, reporting
from over fifty countries.
Angela’s awards and nominations include the European
Commission’s Natali Lorenzo Prize for Journalism,
the Guardian International Development Journalism Prize
and the British Media and Environment Prize.
Prior to moving into the media, Angela spent seven years
working for Amnesty International where she was the founding
editor of their international magazine and project managed
Amnesty’s work on FGM. She has worked as a media trainer
for a number of charities, research, public sector and corporate
agencies and has lectured in journalism and media production
at Sheffield University and Sheffield Hallam University.
Angela graduated in English Literature from the University
of York and has a Master’s degree in English from
the University of Toronto.