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Amanda Platell

Amanda Platell


Amanda writes a weekly column for The Daily Mail and regularly writes for the Independent on Sunday and New Statesman; she has also regularly contributed to The Times and the Evening Standard. Amanda published Scandal in 1999, a novel about two female editors in the male dominated world of newspaper journalism. She is a regular newspaper reviewer on the Andrew Marr show.

She has been Marketing Director of The Daily Mirror and The Independent, Acting Editor of the The Sunday Mirror, Managing Director of The Independent and The Independent On Sunday and Editor of The Sunday Express.

Amanda was recently seen on Sven: The Coach, The Cash & His Lovers for Channel 4. Amanda presented an episode for the new series of 30 Minutes, also for Channel 4. She is a regular guest on Richard & Judy and appears on a variety of news and political programmes on both TV and radio. She has a regular column in the Daily Mail.

In 2005 Amanda co-presented Morgan & Platell for Channel 4, a weekly studio-based interview programme with Piers Morgan in which they question leading politicians and newsmakers.

Former Head of Media for The Conservative Party under William Hague, Amanda produced and presented Unspin: Amanda Platell’s Secret Video Diary during the 2001 election for Channel 4.

Amanda is a published writer and regularly contributes to newspapers including The Times, The Daily Mail, New Statesman, The Evening Standard and The Independent on Sunday.


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