Author, Speaker and Expert, Melinda Hutchings, Featured on ABC as Guest on “Meet The Experts With Arielle Ford”

Melinda Hutchings, high profile mentor to young people, was recently seen on ABC and other network affiliates across the country as an expert guest on “Meet The Experts With Arielle Ford.”

Orlando, Fla. – May 25, 2011 – Author, speaker and expert Melinda Hutchings, was recently an expert guest on “Meet The Experts With Arielle Ford”.  Author and publicist Arielle Ford, one of the Country’s leading marketing experts, hosts the show that was recently featured on ABC and other major network affiliates across the country.

“Meet The Experts With Arielle Ford” features an interview format, with Ms. Ford interviewing best-selling authors, business leaders and marketing experts from around the world.  Ms. Hutchings was one of Arielle’s recent guests, discussing her expertise in guiding and mentoring young people from all across the country through their hardships and struggles and how she helps them overcome adversity.

Having devoted several years to interviewing teens and young adults who have suffered through hardship, Melinda Hutchings is attuned with the struggles teens face and believes that by increasing their knowledge and awareness, they will better be able to develop strategies to face and overcome challenging issues and recognize their enormous potential. Melinda is an Ambassador for the Life Changing Experiences Foundation. An experienced speaker, she has presented at several conferences and forums, and has also been profiled extensively in the media. Melinda graduated from the Australian College of Journalism in 2002 and is an Accredited Professional Coach. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, the Australian Society of Authors and the NSW Writers Centre.

As the former president and founder of The Ford Group, a successful public relations and marketing firm, Arielle Ford helped launch the careers of Deepak Chopra, Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and Neale Donald Walsch author of Conversations With God. She has also handled publicity for myriad best-selling authors including; Wayne Dyer, Dean Ornish, Debbie Ford, Gary Zukav, Marianne Williamson, Louise Hay, don Miguel Ruiz, Kenny Loggins and many other notable authors, 11 of whom became #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.

“Meet The Experts With Arielle Ford” was produced by Nick Nanton, Esq. and JW Dicks, Esq. Dicks and Nanton are also the founders and producers of the organization and TV show, America’s PremierExperts®.

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About Melinda Hutchings:

Following a successful career in marketing, Melinda Hutchings made the bold decision to move on from her corporate role and focus on becoming a writer in order to use her knowledge and personal experience to help young people believe in themselves.

Having lost her teenage years to anorexia, Melinda is passionate about promoting positive body image as well as empowering young people to trust the voice that speaks from their heart to create a happy and fulfilling future.

She has written three books about eating disorders, including Why Can’t I Look the Way I Want? Overcoming Eating Issues (Allen & Unwin 2009) which have helped thousands of people understand the dynamics of eating disorders from early warning signs through to the recovery process.

A high profile role model and mentor, Melinda was a Finalist in Cosmopolitan magazine’s ‘Fun Fearless Female 2009’ awards in the category ‘Inspirational Role Model’.

Her fourth book, It Will Get Better; Finding Your Way Through Teen Issues, was recently published by Allen & Unwin and aims to help teenagers find their way through the maze of emotions and challenges facing them today.

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