Amanda is a regular host of daily sports news show World Sport – specialising in football, Formula 1 and tennis – and can also be seen on F1 show The Circuit, Living Golf, and the channel’s dynamic new football show CNNFC. She is as happy out of the studio as in it – having covered numerous live events, from the Olympics to the Champions League Final, English Premier League, Tour de France, Wimbledon, Australian Open, The Boat Race, and Formula 1 races around the world.
Amanda has interviewed a host of international sporting faces on her travels, including David Beckham, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Sebastian Vettel, Chris Froome, Bradley Wiggins, Bernie Ecclestone, Michael Schumacher, Roy Hodgson, Sven Goran Eriksson, Boris Becker, Fernando Alonso, Jessica Ennis, Goran Ivanisevic, Mark Webber, Edwin Van Der Sar, Andrew Flintoff, Colin Montgomerie and Jimmy Anderson.
Prior to CNN, Amanda was at the BBC – providing sports news bulletins on BBC1 weekend news, BBC Breakfast, and BBC World News. She was the host of the weekly interactive football show on BBC World – Sports World Have Your Say, and also the BBC News Formula 1 programme Inside F1. Amanda has also worked for Radio 5 Live, Sky Sports News, and Sky Sports – where she started her career in production.
Amanda graduated from St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford with a degree in Geography, and while there was awarded the Philip Geddes Memorial Prize for Journalism.
Sport isn’t just a job for Amanda, and takes up a lot of her spare time. She’s a lifelong Manchester United fan; keen tennis player, gym bunny and runner; and completed the London Marathon in 2005.