Angela Haggerty is a journalist, broadcaster and editor based in the west of Scotland and works at The Drum magazine.
Her work includes editing the best selling book Downfall: How Rangers FC Self-Destructed, charting the demise of one of Scotland’s biggest football clubs. The book was written by Phil Mac Giolla Bháin, a journalist credited with breaking many of the major stories of the club’s impending financial crisis. She also edited Mac Giolla Bháin’s next book, Minority Reporter: Modern Scotland’s Bad Attitude Towards Her Own Irish, charting the modern-day issues faced by the Irish in Scotland and exposing a culture of anti-Irish racism.
Angela received threats following the work, which resulted in a milestone court case for journalism in Scotland.
Angela is qualified with an HND in Practical Journalism and a Diploma in Journalism from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). She has written for various publications, including The Evening Times, The Irish Post, Bella Caledonia, The Firm, The Glasgow Journal, The Buteman and The Cardonald Courier.
Angela’s journalism career began in broadcasting after hosting and producing a weekly topical programme on Bute Fm, Have Your Say on Bute Fm. Angela was later involved in the set up of a local online-only radio station, Radio Bute, and an internet TV station, Bute TV.
Angela now lives in London.
This site hosts a collection of her work.