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Amanda Smith


Amanda Smith is the presenter of The Body Sphere on ABC Radio National. She trained as a ballet dancer and is a graduate of the dance school of the Victorian College of the Arts. She also has a degree in classics from the University of Melbourne.

At the ABC, Amanda created The Sports Factor for Radio National. She presented The Sports Factor from its inception in 1995 until 2002, forging a new approach to sports broadcasting. Subsequently, she presented the feature series Great Lovers and RN’s arts and culture programs, The Deep End and Artworks.

Amanda created The Body Sphere for RN in 2012, a program that’s about the ways we use our bodies to create and compete with, nurture and abuse, display and conceal.  

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