Amanda has been the Director of Communications and Member Services for the Mason Deerfield Chamber since 2016. She loves the creative freedom she’s been allowed with the position, as well as, getting to know the wonderful MADE Chamber members who make the City of Mason and Deerfield Township an incredible place to live, work and play.
Amanda relocated to Cincinnati, Ohio from Grand Rapids, Mich. in May 2016, where she had been the producer for Maranda Where You Live, a daily kids and family show on the ABC affiliate. She was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the show. Amanda joined the Maranda Where You Live team in January 2015 after spending five years as the associate producer for the lifestyle program, eightWest.
Prior to joining WOOD TV 8 and WOTV 4 Women, Amanda attended Michigan State University and still bleeds green and white. Sorry, Buckeyes! While in East Lansing, Mich. she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, with an emphasis in sports broadcasting. She was a member of the MSU Marketing Association, MSU Telecasters, Corner Blitz, and Izzone. She won a college Emmy for her work with the MSU Telecasters and the program MSU & U.
Amanda was born in Los Angeles, Cali. and moved to Cincinnati when she was nine years old. At the age of thirteen her family moved to Michigan where she attended high school, college and had been working since 2009. As a new mom she doesn’t have much spare time, but when she does she likes to travel, decorate her new home, attend Michigan State football and basketball games and spend time with her family, friends, husband, Kyle, son, William, and their cat, Edith.