Amanda's credits read: TV Host, Red Carpet Reporter, Writer, Celebrity Magazine Editor, Live Event MC, and TV Producer. As a "Hollywood Expert" she is regularly featured on multiple international television shows. She is a member of the Television Critics Association.
Her unique & fun hosting style has led to many a memorable interview from jamming harmonicas with Chevy Chase to surfing with big wave rider Ian Walsh, to countless Academy Awards red carpets.
Upon receiving a BA from the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, her transition from USC to the real world was easy with two years of experience hosting her own international weekly entertainment news show at the USC School of Cinematic’s Arts’ Trojan Vision TV. She was immediately offered work as an MTV VMA Red Carpet Correspondent and soon after, her passion for Action Sports made her a natural choice as correspondent on FUEL TV's “The Daily Habit."
A fixture on Hollywood red carpets Amanda regularly breaks Entertainment news as freelance reporter for E! News and E! Online. She is a contributor to Awardsline on Deadline. Her previous title as West Coast Editor at Closer Weekly made her an expert in Old Hollywood. Her celeb interviews have been featured over the years in many celebrity glossies including: US Weekly, In Touch Weekly, Life&Style Weekly. With content running the gamut from Tom Hanks to The Bachelor. Her expertise spans the globe, with regular appearances as the 'Hollywood Expert' for international news programs broadcast throughout Europe and Asia. Often producing her own segments and writing her own copy, she is well versed in every area of tv & film, current & past.
NOSTALGIA NEWS/CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD
Amanda has a knack for nostalgia news. She has found her niche in covering Classic Hollywood. Working with Closer Weekly since its 2013 US inception. As the West Coast Editor, she found joy in uncovering untold stories of film & tv icons like John Wayne, Doris Day, Paul Newman, Natalie Wood, Elvis & many more. As the go-to expert for any and all things related to old Hollywood she has developed a wealth of knowledge and a network of sources that can’t be beat.
co-host Olympian Louie Vito, Red Bull Crashed Ice
ACTION SPORTS TV HOST & MC
Amanda seamlessly moves between Entertainment & Action Sports. As one of the few female faces of Red Bull Media House, Amanda covered everything from the X-Games to the US Open of Surfing in over 150 episodes of her daily show: Bullet Points News.
She toured the US as the MC for the annual, international and hugely popular Red Bull Flugtag, Red Bull Soapbox & Red Bull Crashed Ice series. All which draw in crowds of over 100,000 in each city. She was also the host of the Red Bull Flugtag TV series which can be seen nationally on NBC Sports, & Comcast Sports Networks.
As a host for Yahoo Sports & Fuel TV, Amanda has covered years of skateboarding, surfing, motocross, BMX, and FMX events. Highlights include US Olympic Snowboarding team coverage, AMA Supercross, as well as female focused events like the Supergirl Jam. She has interviewed every major Action Sports athlete from Kelly Slater to Tony Hawk and Stacy Peralta.
SUPER BOWL & MUSIC FESTIVALS
In 2015 Amanda became the face of the first annual DirecTV Super Fan Fest, a 3 day music festival at Super Bowl 49. Amanda entertained crowds of 100,000+ fans as the sole emcee, keeping the energy alive in between sets by huge headlining acts like the Zac Brown Band, Calvin Harris, Imagine Dragons and Snoop Dogg.
Amanda has accumulated a long list of producing credits at Red Bull TV, Young Hollywood, Yahoo Sports, and FUEL TV where she created the long running “Gear Guides” aka “Cool Crap We Dig” segments for The Daily Habit. Not only did she create the popular trend series, she was responsible for writing, casting, producing and hosting, as well as selecting and acquiring gear for review and promotion on FUEL TV. The segment, a seamless synergy of branded content, became integral to FOX ad sales.