Amanda Cupido is an award-winning podcast producer, author, TEDx speaker and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Lead Podcasting, a production company that develops podcasts for thought leaders and organizations. Her book, Let’s Talk Podcasting: The Essential Guide to Doing it Right, is an Amazon #1 bestseller and used in journalism programs across Canada.
Amanda is passionate about empowering the next generation of media professionals to hone their audio storytelling skills. She is a part-time university professor and has helped to redefine the radio courses at both Seneca College and Toronto Metropolitan University.
Previously, Amanda worked extensively in talk radio, most recently as the program director at AM 640 Toronto. She also spent several years working in global non-profit communications, training leaders and teams how to effectively tell impact stories.