Amanda Willard
Amanda Willard is a PR consultant with over 15 years experience specialising in publicity and corporate communications in the broadcast and entertainment sectors. She has worked for agencies and in-house for some of the world’s largest entertainment organisations as well as helping smaller companies to find their feet in the media. More recently she has worked as a freelance writer.

Entries by Amanda Willard

Death of the Diary ?

(0) Comments | Posted 28 December 2013 | (15:24)


It's been an odd year. For the first time ever, whenever I've felt the need to record something important, I haven't written it on paper but I've put it on Facebook. Sometimes Twitter. Occasionally Instagram.

As we welcome a new year, I'd...

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Why the Media is Murdering South Africa's Image......

(216) Comments | Posted 3 March 2013 | (23:00)

Anyone who has been following the Oscar Pistorius bail hearing over the last few days could be forgiven for thinking that South Africa is the new Wild West, full of gun-toting, trigger-happy outlaws.

First we hear the shocking story of the world-renowned athlete and the pistol by his bed...

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So Many Coats, So Little Time

(0) Comments | Posted 8 November 2012 | (06:38)

Feeling a bit chilly the other day, it was time for the annual autumn wardrobe assessment. The list included an average number of jeans, dresses and tops and quite inexplicably twenty-three coats.

Admittedly a couple of leather jackets may have sneaked into this inventory but really, where have they all...

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Arthritis Sufferers - I Feel Your Pain

(1) Comments | Posted 12 October 2012 | (00:00)

12 October 2012 is World Arthritis Day. Everyone knows someone with 'aches and pains' but arthritis is so much more complex and its 200 odd different forms affect so many of our lives. We need to explode some myths. It isn't just a single disease and an inevitable...

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