Phil Amato Biography
Phil Amato is an American journalist working for WJAX serving as a co-anchor for the Action News This Morning and Action News Jax at Noon. He joined the station back in October 2014.
Phil Amato Career
Amato is a co-anchor who has been working as a journalist for more than two decades hence giving him the experience of a very long time. He had also worked with other stations p[rior to joining WJAX. Previously, he had previously worked for WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida where he served as a weekday anchor on First Coast News. He also co-anchored with Judy Purdy in Good Morning Jacksonville Sunrise and Good Morning Jacksonville, the weekday broadcasts from 5 to 7 a.m. Amato also spent some time as a co-anchor alongside Donna Deegan on the weeknight 5:30 newscast of First Coast News.
Amato nonetheless worked for KBCI-TV (now KBOI-TV) in Boise, Idaho where he served as the main anchor before arriving at First Coast News in 1993. His career began in Billings, Montana in 1987 as a reporter/ anchor.
His love and passion for journalism began when he was still young and knew for sure that was his dream career. He very much finds pleasure in telling his stories to the residents in Jacksonville and filling their faces with smiles. He also enjoys reporting about Jacksonville’s history and had also worked on the team that launched the Historic Jacksonville Main Street Cruise and has a passion for cars. Amato is also very much active on his social media pages including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and is so glad and proud of having the opportunity of calling Jacksonville home.
Phil Amato WJAX
Amato is currently working at WJAX where he works alongside other famousWJAX anchors and reporters including;
- Mike Buresh
- Garrett Bedenbaugh
- Alyssa Pejic
- Corey Simma
- John Bachman
- Emily Turner
- Dan Hicken
- Brent Martineau
- Stuart Webber
Phil Amato Age
Amato was born on April 9, 1961, in San Francisco, California, United States of America. He is therefore 60years old as of 2021.
Phil Amato Height
Amato stands at a height of 5 feet 12 inches tall.
Phil Amato Family
Amato has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Amato has any siblings.
Phil Amato Wife
Amato is happily married to Debra Amato and together have two children together.
Phil Amato Salary
Amato earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Phil Amato Net Worth
Amato has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.