Angela Scappatura is a Canadian writer, photographer and musician.
Angela began her career covering local news in northeastern Ontario for CBC Radio. Since then, she has worked in national radio, newspaper, magazine and television newsrooms.
She has covered the Police beat in northern Ontario, politics in Ottawa, arts in Niagara, read the national news on CBC radio and worked as a journalist for CBC in Nunavut. In 2012, she earned an Ontario Newspaper Award nomination for her work as an arts reporter.
Angela’s career in music has spanned more than a decade and has taken her onto stages in Canada and overseas.
She was the opening act for Ronnie Hawkins at Massey Hall and has been a regular performer in renowned Canadian jazz clubs including the Montreal Bistro, the Reservoir Lounge and the Rex. She headlined for three months with her jazz trio in one of Hong Kong’s premier luxury hotels and has performed at the Toronto Jazz Festival, the Beaches Jazz Festival and the Canadian Walk of Fame Gala.
In 2005, she released her debut album “A Little Bit of Sugar.” The recording was produced by Michael Fonfara (The Downchild Blues Band, Foreigner) and features a host of Canadian musical heavyweights including Mark Mariash (drums), Danny Weis (guitar) and Pat Carey (sax).