Phil Amato Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WJAX, Salary, and Net Worth

Phil Amato Profile

Phil Amato is an American Anchor and Reporter working at WJAX – CBS 47 in Jacksonville, Florida as a weekday morning and noon anchor. He began working for WJAX-TV in October 2014.

Phil Amato Career and Education

Amato is a proud graduate of the University of Puget Sound but his field of study there is unknown. He went to high school in Tacoma, Washington. When it comes to his profession, Amato serves at WJAX-TV as a weekday morning and noon news anchor appearing on “Action News Jax This Morning”, from 5 AM to 7 AM, and Noon. His newscasts are also seen on WFOX 30 from 5 AM to 9 AM. Amato has over 2 decades of local TV experience.

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Prior to joining WJAX-TV, Amato worked at First Coast News NBC12/ABC25 in Jacksonville, Florida for nearly 21 years in various capacities, including Morning and Noon TV News Anchor. There he appeared at “Good Morning Jacksonville” and “Good Morning Jacksonville Sunrise” every weekday from 5 AM to 7 am with Joy Purdy. Also, he used to appear on “First Coast News” where he did local business coverage. Additionally, Amato led “Great Fire of 1901”, the critically hailed documentary special on First Coast News.

Before relocating to Florida, Amato worked as an evening news anchor and general assignment reporter at KBCI-TV in Boise, Idaho, and as a weekend news anchor and weekday general assignment reporter at KULR-TV in Billings, Montana. Among all the cities Amato has worked in, he says that Jacksonville has been the best for him. He also says that he really likes covering Jacksonville’s history. Amato was part of the crew that started the Historic Jacksonville Main Street Cruise. Besides journalism, Amato is also passionate about cars (he is a car enthusiast).

Phil Amato Age

Amato is 62 years old as of 2023. He was born on April 9, 1961, in San Francisco, California, United States. He therefore celebrates his birthday on the 9th of April every year.

Phil Amato Height

Amato stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 0 inches.

Phil Amato Family

Information regarding Amato’s parents and siblings is under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Phil Amato Wife | Children

Amato is a married man and his spouse is Debra. He and his wife are proud parents to their 2 kids, whose identities are under review. Amato likes spending his spare time with his kids and wife, or exploring some wheels!

Phil Amato Salary

Being one of the top anchors for WJAX – CBS 47, Amato earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 to $ 100,000. 

Phil Amato Net Worth

Amato has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Phil Amato WJAX

Amato works at WJAX – CBS 47 alongside other famous WJAX – CBS 47 anchors and reporters including;

  1. Ben Becker
  2. Robert Grant
  3. Tenikka Hughes
  4. Dawn Lopez
  5. Chandler Morgan
  6. Meghan Moriarty
  7. Marithza Ross
  8. Emily Turner
  9. Alexus Cleavenger

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