March 24, 2023
Media Personalities

Phil Amato News Anchor; Wiki, Age, Wife, Salary & Children

Phil Amato

Phil Amato works as a news anchor for Action News Jax This Morning from 5-9 am every weekday on WFOX-30 and from 5-7 am on WJAX-47. He also anchors Action News Jax at Noon on WJAX-47. She has a wife named Debra Amato, who he has been married to for over three decades.

Phil Amato Age

He was born in San Francisco and went to high school and college in Tacoma. His exact age is not on record.

Phil Amato Wife

Amato’s wife is Debra Amato. He recently celebrated his 33rd wedding anniversary with his wife on April 17, 2022, which was on Easter. Commemorating the milestone, Phil wrote on his Facebook, “Happy Easter! Deb and I are also celebrating our 33rd wedding anniversary today.”They have two children, a son and a daughter, whom Deb occasionally shares on her Facebook.

Debra works as a substitute teacher at Kelly Services. She also works at Home Business as per Facebook. She studied Graphic design at MSU Billings. Her hometown is Billings, Montana, but the couple currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida.

Phil Amato Career

Before his career at Action News Jax, Phil worked on several stations. He was a former weekday anchor on First Coast News at WTLB/WJXX in Jacksonville. He was also a co-anchor of the Good Morning Jacksonville Sunrise, a weekday broadcast from 5 to 7 am with Joy Purdy. Phil also co-anchored the weeknight 5:30 newscast of First Coast News with Donna Deegan.

His career has also seen him work as the primary anchor at KBCI-TV (now KBOI-TV) in Boise, Idaho, before arriving at First Coast News in 1993. His career as a broadcast journalist started in Billings, Montana, in 1987 as an anchor/reporter. Phil resigned from First Coast News on Monday, July 28, 2014.

On Oct 20, she shared a picture of himself with fellow meteorologist anchor Marithza Ross in which he wrote, “The lovely Marithza Ross joins me this morning to co-anchor Action News Jax. Dawn is working the night shift for the next few days. Hope you tune in for all the top stories.”

Phil Amato Salary

The average salary for FOX News Radio News Anchor in New York City is $10,8308.


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