Angelique Ruzicka is an award-winning journalist and editor with 20 years’ experience in business and consumer press. She’s passionate about personal finance and consumer’s rights and is currently based in Sevenoaks in Kent.
She works on a regular basis in London for This is Money writing mostly about consumer issues.
She's been a regular commentator on CNBC and in South Africa where she worked for nearly ten years as well as on eNCA, Radio 702/Cape Talk 567 and SAFM.
She worked in London between 2000-2009 and then worked for several websites and magazines including Insurance Times, Moneywise, The Guardian, This Is Money and What Investment.
She then moved to South Africa in 2009 and lived and worked there for nine years for a variety of consumer press (some of which she still works for today) including: national newspaper City Press, Woman & Home magazine, insurance magazine RiskAfrica (formerly RiskSA), Bona and Edgars Man magazine.
She has won a number of awards. In 2015, she won the Best Online Media Award category for her article ‘How to get a free ride after a night out’, which was initially published on Moneybags. At the time she was editor of Moneybags and sister website Justmoney.
While she was the editor of RiskSA, she secured the magazine a PICA award in the best B2B magazine of the year category in 2011.
In 2006 she won a State Street Institutional Press Award as Journalist of the Year (investment services & technology category). In 2003, she was the runner up of the Bradford & Bingley Personal Finance Newcomer Journalist of the Year award.
She was shortlisted for a Discovery Health Journalism award in 2012 (Best trade publication health journalism) and also nominated twice for PTC Specialist Newcomer Journalist of the Year (2002 & 2003) in London.
She is married and 2013 she became a mom for the first time with son Hayden. In 2015, her son Sebastian followed. She's passionate about things relating to family and is also the voice behind the successful parent blog, mombabbles.com.