The Write Associates has been operated for the past 30 years by Thom Ammirato and has served a variety of government, political and private sector clients with expert public relations advice and media insight.
Prior to beginning his career in public relations, Mr. Ammirato was a reporter and editor for various North Jersey newspapers including The Record and The Paterson News and he hosted a public affairs radio show.
He began his public relations career as a writer and publicist for the pharmaceutical industry before forming his own company.
The Write Associates prides itself on providing its clients with expertise born of real-world experience and a commitment to the client’s needs and objectives.
Over three decades, The Write Associates has served municipal and county governments and agencies in Bergen and Passaic Counties, including the Bergen County Executive’s office; the Bergen County Sheriff’s office; the Passaic County Freeholder Board, the Passaic County Board of Social Services and the county-owned Preakness Hospital.
The Write Associates has also represented and advised scores of political candidates for public office on the municipal, county and state level, developing incisive political campaign strategies and expert implementation of effective campaign plans. The Write Associates has also worked with a number of elected officials, helping them develop positions and respond to important issues.
The Write Associates’ private sector client service includes representation of a law firms; providing lawyers and their clients with needed media outreach and messaging. The firm has represented entertainment attorneys and lawyers involved in important criminal and civil cases. The firm has also represented land use attorneys and construction firms to support responsible development projects. Through his work with New Jersey’s foremost legal experts on property rights – Mr. Ammirato has worked as an advocate for the rights of property owners who have been targeted by the government’s eminent domain declarations.
The Write Associates has also worked in the specialized area of corporate shareholder communication and proxy vote solicitation.
The firm’s services include public/media relations, speech writing, campaign consulting, op/ed writing, issue research, direct mail design and production, video production as well as polling.