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Angela McDonald

Angela McDonald

Television Writer

Angela is a screenwriter working across both drama and comedy. Most recently she wrote two episodes on the 2022 drama series IRREVERENT for Matchbox Pictures, NBC Universal and Netflix. Her other credits include Fremantle’s new children’s series THE PM’S DAUGHTER for the ABC, and as script editor on the Porchlight limited series OPERATION BUFFALO. Prior to that, she was part of the core writing team for the Easy Tiger/Channel 9 drama DOCTOR DOCTOR, writing multiple episodes across its five seasons.

In 2015, Angela graduated from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), where she won the award for Academic Excellence in Screenwriting. That year, she was also the winner of the AFTRS TV Series Pitching Competition for her television concept PURGATORY’S LAWYER. After completing her course, she was invited into the Australian Writers’ Guild Pathways Program for Emerging Writers.

More recently, Angela was the winner of the AACTA Pitch: Elevate competition for her original comedy series THE DEPARTMENT OF LAST REQUESTS. She is also working on several of her own projects that are currently in development.

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