Originally from Syracuse, NY, Joey's focus has always been on arts and entertainment. He moved to Manhattan and enjoyed a 14-year professional stage career, performing around the country in national tours and regional theaters as part of Actors Equity Association.
Joey made Sarasota his home and started a digital video production company. He launched award-winning campaigns for area foundations and national brands. He produced and starred in original web series , and his team garnered national recognition with featured coverage in Fast Company, Yahoo, and ABC national news.
Joey joined WWSB ABC7 in 2013 as the Social Contributor, reporting on the Suncoast social scene. His focus later turned to tech and webtrends as he originated the position of Social Trends Correspondent. He was part of the original team of ABC7's daytime talk show, Suncoast View with his weekly What's Up, Joey? segment. He became a recurring guest host before taking over as Senior Producer from 2015 to 2021. He has recently returned as a co-host.
Active in the community, Joey has performed with local arts organizations, improv troupes, and vocal ensembles.
In his spare time, he enjoys running, cooking, learning useless trivia, and playing with his dog, Stevie.
You can follow Joey on Twitter or Instagram.