TJA Team Talent: Amy Aust

TJA Team Talent: Amy Aust

Meet TJA’s PR Rep!


Born and raised in Corning, New York, Amy, her college sweetheart Ted and their daughter Emily now happily call Arizona home. As a Villanova graduate with a degree in communication studies and a minor in English, Amy is responsible for procuring media coverage, writing press materials, building community relationships and coordinating client events, for the brands that The James Agency represents. Before joining team TJA, Amy dreamed of being an actress, teacher, writer and astronaut…her career aspirations changed frequently.

Here are some more fun facts about Amy:

Were you a college athlete?

I was a cheerleader for one year. Go, Wildcats!

Favorite vacation you’ve been on? And what is your dream vacation?

My favorite vacation was either my honeymoon to Kauai or a trip to Italy with my parents and younger brother. I would love to go to Spain, Greece or the south of France.

Favorite food?

Italian (my maiden name is Sirianni, after all).

Favorite way to spend your free time?

Spending time with my husband and daughter…or sleeping when given the opportunity.

Do you have any pets?

None yet…we will see if Emily and I can eventually convince Ted.

Favorite holiday?

Christmas Eve!

 Favorite local restaurant? 

Isabella’s Kitchen.

Best thing about living in Arizona?

The weather…most of the year.

According to Buzzfeed, Amy’s soulmate is Josh from Clueless, her best friend would be Charlotte from Sex and the City and if she were to be a Kardashian, she’d be Kourtney.

Amy Aust

Amy Aust

Amy procures media coverage, coordinates special events, drafts press materials and builds community relationships to positively impact the agency’s roster of hospitality, real estate and experiential clients. Prior to joining the TJA team, Amy managed public relations for Harkins Theatres, the Southwest’s largest privately owned movie theatre chain. At Harkins, she played an integral part in planning multiple new theatre grand openings and executing the company’s 80th anniversary celebration. Amy began her career in the cosmetics industry working in global communications for Tom Ford Beauty, Clinique and philosophy, respectively. Amy attended Villanova University and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in public relations.
Amy Aust
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