Angela saurine

Byron Bay travel writer and editor, food writer, features writer, copywriter and family travel expert

A diverse career

Angela has more than 20 years’ experience in the media industry. After studying a Diploma in Journalism at Macleay College in 1996, she cut her teeth as a copy kid at Sydney’s The Daily Telegraph. She completed her cadetship at News Corp Australia’s local newspapers, then known as Cumberland Newspaper Group. She spent two years working overseas in Canada and London before returning to The Daily Telegraph, where she has worked in various rounds, including general news, social affairs, food, real estate and Sydney Confidential. She became national travel reporter at News Corp in 2010, working across both print and digital. After four years in the role, she embarked on a freelance career, specialising in the fields in which she has the most experience.

Awards and accolades

She has been recognised with numerous accolades over the years, from being a finalist in the 2000 National Youth Media Awards to being named Best Travel Writer in the 2012 AFTA National Travel Media Awards.

Angela loves the versatility of working across a variety of publications in different roles, including editing family travel magazine Out & About with Kids and annual Explore Hawai‘i guides and writing regular news features for News Corp Prestige titles The Wentworth CourierMosman Daily and North Shore Times. Since moving to Bangalow in the Byron Bay region in 2021, Angela has been enjoying writing more stories about the Northern Rivers region, from its thriving food and tourism experiences to the devastating floods and social issues such as homelessness. She sees her role as informing, educating and inspiring readers about the world we live in.