With over fifteen years of public relations experience in the entertainment field, Joy Phillips is skilled in publicity, public relations, corporate communications, media relations, and event planning for a variety of media and consumer audiences.
Currently Senior Vice President of Public Relations, Joy oversees consumer publicity campaigns for several series across AMC Networks’ linear and curated streaming platforms. Recent highlights include AMC/AMC+'s Dark Winds, Kevin Can F Himself, This Is Going To Hurt and Gangs of London, BBC America’s Killing Eve S4, Acorn TV’s My Life Is Murder and Harry Wild, and Sundance Now’s State of the Union. Her upcoming series include Dark Winds S3, Monsieur Spade, and Parish, to name a few. She also oversees public relations strategy for WE tv and ALLBLK, brands that feature popular and targeted programming such as Brat Loves Judy, the Love After Lockup franchise, Bev Is Boss, Omarion's Involved, Á La Carte, and more. Joy has been with AMC Networks since 2019 and oversees the LA-based PR team.
Joy started at Rubenstein in 2015 and worked with clients including Color Force, HBO, Netflix, Amazon, Refinery29, SundanceTV, and Jimmy Iovine. Before joining Rubenstein, Joy was a Publicity Manager at Starz Entertainment where she created and executed campaigns to promote original Starz programming, including Spartacus, Boss, Power, Survivor’s Remorse, The White Queen, and Flesh and Bone, among others.
Prior to Starz, Joy worked at Fifteen Minutes Public Relations, where she created tactical campaigns and developed strategy and programming for Alloy Entertainment & Alloy Digital, Soledad O’Brien, Mark Cuban’s HDNet, and Mandalay Films & Peter Guber. She began her career in personal publicity at Wolf-Kasteler Public Relations, where she worked on PR, marketing, social media, and branding for prestigious clients in the television, film, fashion, literary, and non-profit spaces.
Joy earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Austin, and she now carries the role of Adjunct Professor for the University's Los Angeles-based program. Joy also serves as an Executive Committee member for the Television Academy Public Relations Peer Group.