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Amanda Lee
Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee started her career in the media 10 years ago working for various companies including Working Dog, Southern Cross Austereo and NOVA Entertainment. During this time she has been an Announcer, Promotions Manager, Producer, Music Director and Assistant Content Director. Amanda created The Broad Side as a support network for women in media to discuss and share their obstacles and successes in their industry.

Author Posts

Q&A: MAZ COOTE – Sweaty Betty PR General Manager

TBS loves sharing amazing success stories – those inspirational women who have started at the bottom of the ladder and climbed all their way up to the top from a combination of positivity, hard work and making the most of their opportunities. Meet Maz Coote who has...

SOMETHING GRANDE – Twisted Yoghurt

The Broad Side loves showcasing amazing women doing awesome things. Mother of three, Cass Spies is no exception. Following her passion, Cass started ‘Twisted Yoghurt’ in 2010 and shares with TBS some great advice about starting up your own business and her tips for work/life balance.  What was...

SOMETHING GRANDE – Show + Tell

Katie ‘Monty’ Dimond is one of the most down to earth and funny person you’ll meet. Monty is a TV & Radio presenter and shares with TBS her fabulous creation ‘Show + Tell’ online (which she created with two talented friends) and her advice on fostering great...

Q&A: DANI POLA – HIT 107 Adelaide Breakfast Presenter

Radio Presenter Dani Pola knows a thing or two about hard work – from very early on in her career life, Dani was passionate about radio and after a couple of stints in Perth and the Central Coast, she has landed her dream job doing breakfast radio at...

Q&A: ERICA HODGE- Mix 94.5 Perth Content Director

Erica Hodge is the admired Content Director of MIX 94.5 in Perth and one of the very few female Metro Content Directors in Australia. She shares with TBS her radio journey and some advice for females aspiring to be a future Radio Content Director.   Please tell...

SOMETHING GRANDE: Scout It Out

Jackie Doran is the creator of Scout It Out  – a brilliant Melbourne based website. She shares with TBS what it’s all about and how they go about inspiring young women.  I started Scout (ScoutItOut.com.au) with two friends who were feeling the same despair about the internet...

INSIGHT: AMANDA LEE – The Dreaded ‘R’ Word

Amanda Lee is the Founder of The Broad Side and is currently the Music Director/Operations Manager at FOX FM in Melbourne.   Redundancy. I’ve been made redundant twice in my radio career and to put it quite frank, it’s crap! Yes, your employer says it’s not personal,...

Q&A: ITA BUTTROSE (AO,OBE) – Journalist, Author & Business Woman

Twice voted Australia’s most admired woman, Ita Buttorse AO,OBE is a media editor, journalist, business woman, the National Ambassador for Alzheimer’s Australia and so much more. TBS is thrilled that Ita could take time out of her busy schedule to share some valuable advice about working in the...

SOMETHING GRANDE: Sheryl Sandberg TED Talk

If you haven’t watched a TED Talk before, get on board! They are incredibly valuable.  Sheryl Sandberg who wrote the book ‘Lean In,’ (an excellent read for everyone no matter what their ambitions are), offers some powerful advice in this TED Talk for women aiming for the...

Q&A: SAM THOMPSON – Group Content Director Authentic Entertainment

Sam Thompson has an extensive career in the media starting off  driving Black Thunders at SAFM to her current role as Group Content  Director at Authentic Entertainment. She has worked with some of Australia’s biggest names in radio including Dave Hughes, Kate Langbroek and Wippa. She shares with...