Joanna Angel is a director, a porn star, and the owner of the infamous punk-porn site "BurningAngel.com"
Joanna has written, produced, directed and starred in films available exclusively through Burning Angel as well as appearing in more traditionally distributed adult films.
Following the success of Burning Angel, Joanna has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times. She was nominated in 2006 for the AVN Awards for both "Best New Starlet" and "Best Actress", and although she won neither, she did take home the award for "Most Outrageous Sex Scene" for her appearance in Re-Penetrator.
She briefly wrote a monthly sex advice column for Spin. She also contributed a chapter to the book Naked Ambition: Women Pornographers and How They Are Changing the Sex Industry.
She was nominated for the 2009 AVN Award for "The Jenna Jameson Crossover Star of the Year".
In 2011, she was named by CNBC as one of the 12 most popular stars in porn. CNBC noted that she owns her own studio and that the "punk look" that she and her other actors share has created a new genre in the porn industry called alt porn.
In 2011, she made a cameo on the Adult Swim show Childrens Hospital, in the season 3 episode "Night Shift". She played herself as a pornstar, and family friend of Rob Corddry's character Dr Blake.