amanda black the knot wedding planning expert

Amanda Black

Wedding Planning Expert
  • Amanda Black is the Head of Partnerships for InspireMore, a positive media brand.
  • Amanda is a skilled manager, storyteller, editor, and strategist.
  • Amanda served as an Assistant Editor for The Knot from 2010 to 2013.

Amanda Black is a skilled manager, storyteller, editor, and strategist. She currently works as the Head of Partnerships for InspireMore, but she has prior experience with The Knot, ShermansTravel, Group SJR, CloserIQ and Viralnova. Amanda has also provided her content creation and editing services to brands as a freelancer. When she's not searching for the next great inspirational story, she enjoys playing with her dog, going to the beach, and working out. Originally from Maine, Amanda now calls South Carolina home.


While attending Wellesley College, Amanda interned with and IvyWise. Following graduation she was hired as an Editorial Assistant for The Knot. In just over a year Amanda was promoted to Assistant Editor. In this position she covered real weddings, stationary, etiquette, and style. Amanda was then hired by ShermansTravel as an Associate Editor. She worked as a Senior Associate for Group SJR, writing content for brands like Marriott and Xerox, and was then hired as the Head of Content for CloserIQ. Amanda worked for as a Senior Editor and Editorial Director before joining the InspireMore team in 2017. She was initially hired as the Head of Editorial Strategy, but she was later promoted and currently serves as the Head of Partnerships. Throughout her career, Amanda has worked as a freelance writer and editor covering fashion, lifestyle, travel, parenting, and weddings.


Amanda received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish from Wellesley College.