“Television Casting Producer by day, How-To/Self-Help Podcast Host By Night”
Amanda is a Rutgers University graduate working as a reality television casting producer in Los Angeles, CA. She has cast and coordinated talent for shows for ABC, Netflix, CBS All Access, Game Show Network, and more. She has also coordinated studio audiences for sitcoms, game shows, and award shows. Amanda received an award for Outstanding Digital Reality Series for Facebook Watch's "I Want My Stuff Back" at the 2020 American Reality Television Awards.
Outside of her casting career, Amanda hosts a light-hearted, informative podcast, "How Did I Get This Far?" on basic life skills we never really learned. The podcast rates highly in the How-To category on Apple Podcasts in the US and Canada and currently holds a perfect 5-star rating. "How Did I Get This Far?" has been featured on VoyageLA, an online magazine highlighting Los Angeles's most inspiring stories. Guests have ranged from The Bachelor's Ben Higgins (volunteerism), TikTok Creators Jeenie Weenie (travel by plane) and The Paradise Bartender (cocktails), and many more.