Cape Town, South Africa
Angus has won a CNN TV award, received a commendation for his photojournalism and been twice nominated for radio documentaries (Somalia 92 and South Africa’s democratic elections 94). He was the only writer from Africa to be nominated for the International Travel writer of the year award 2015. To keep himself busy he operates as a private guide in downtimes, sharing his experience of the region and his photographic knowledge with discerning guests.
BIOGRAPHY: Angus has been producing, writing, photographing and podcasting on travel, current affairs and conservation, for among others Conde Nast Traveller, CNN Traveller, the UK’s Weekend Telegraph, the Sunday Times, Saturday Star and a range of local titles for two decades.
Starting with Visnews (now Reuters TV) in the crisis-torn townships of pre-democracy South Africa, he produced / interviewed on current affairs drive-time radio, was part of the management team that started up Africa's first pan-African TV channel and spent nine years as a documentary producer/director for Carte Blanche, South Africa's version of '60 Minutes'.
Angus' work today.
1. Producing Current Affairs and Nature Documentaries, Articles and Photo-Essays
2. Specialist / Private Guiding, Itinerary Design and Location spotting.
2015 - Shortlisted: Intern'l Travel Writer of 2015, 2006 - CNN Africa Journ of the Year 2006: Sport
- Breaking news
Selfie at Kalk Bay harbour
A few times of the year, usually during winter when clouds are about, I join a group of fellow avid photographers in capturing the sunrise at Kalk Bay's small craft harbour. The coffee or hot chocolate across the road afterwards is a fine reward.