Joey Amato has over a decade of public relations and publishing experience. He began his career in Orlando where he served as the first editor of Orlando Style Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication. From there, he was hired by numerous other publications in the Orlando/Tampa Bay region including TravelHost, Tampa Bay Scene and Inside Orlando while simultaneously working as a PR Manager for a public relations company which specialized in representing authors and public speakers nationwide. Joey relocated to South Florida in 2009 to take on the role of PR Associate at a Delray Beach public relations firm where he handled numerous lifestyle accounts including fashion retailer Bolufé, high-end restaurants and Road Show Company.
Amato is currently the Senior Vice President of Digital Media at Relevant Communications, which represents world-renowned celebrity artists including Peter Max, Michael Godard, Jane Seymour, Rick Allen, Romero Britto, Mick Fleetwood and Thomas Arvid in addition to child prodigy Autumn de Forest.
He created UNITE Magazine in 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee to cater to the professional LGBT consumer and has since grown the business to incorporate sister publications in other Midwest cities including Indianapolis and Cincinnati in addition to an edition in Virginia which will launch June 2015.
What’s Your NativeAdVantage:
What do you do best?
Create magazines that people want to read.
What makes you the best?
We offer the best product in the niche in the markets we serve.
What are your aspirations?
I would like to open 2 new publications each year for the next 3 years.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Kiehl’s skin care
Anything made by Target
Creating new companies.