Previously she was a journalist at BBC Northern Ireland for more than 30 years, half of that time as Head of its award-winning BBC Newsline programme delivering daily live television news.
Angelina was a recipient of an Ochberg Fellowship from the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University in New York. Its programmes allow senior journalists to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, while improving the quality of reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. She is currently Chair of Dart Centre Europe.
She has been a member of the Content Board of Ofcom and is a Board member at Tourism Northern Ireland.