As a public speaker and writer, Amanda has told her story of breaking this particular glass ceiling on TV, radio, in print and in public forums. In 2011, she was keynote speaker at the Chief Executive Women Annual Dinner.
As a journalist, Amanda has also worked for The Australian and, in Britain, for the Financial Times, The Times, The Sunday Times and Sunday Express. In Hong Kong, she was a journalist on The South China Morning Post. She spent a year in China as a Thomson Foundation Fellow advising on best media practice.
Amanda is a Director of Crime Stoppers NSW, and a member of the Strategic Review Panel for the Wicking Trust (Equity Trustees), which funds research into Alzheimer’s disease and ageing.
She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), and for three years was the Australia member of the Board of the Paris-based Global Editors Network.
If you are interested in knowing more about how changes to the media industry are affecting journalism here and overseas, this was the subject of Amanda’s 2017 2017 Brian Johns Lecture for Macquarie University’s Centre for Media History. You can watch it here.