Amanda Baity has more than eight years of print & digital magazine experience. As a wedding photographer in the metro Atlanta area for many years, she is familiar with marketing to clients, working with wedding vendors and operating a successful business. Her wedding photography is what pointed her into the magazine industry, having been published on the cover of a local publication. Quickly hired as their exclusive photographer, she became more involved with magazine production as a whole.
In her early work career, she was Controller for a multi-million dollar corporation in Atlanta as she attended college. While finishing her Masters in Vision Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham she worked as a family service worker for the Department of Health & Human Services Head Start Program. After graduation she pursued her career in media she held numerous positions with three local publications in East Alabama.
Today, she is Director of Operations & Photo Editor of Prince William Living and Brides & Weddings. Managing numerous photographers, selecting images for print and promoting her staff is just a small part of her photo editor duties.
Amanda is also co-founder and Director of Operations for local nonprofit Semper K9 Assistance Dogs. Semper K9 has recently gained national attention with features on American Heroes Channel and People Magazine. Upon founding Semper K9, Amanda dreamed of creating a publication to help veterans learn more about service dogs and publish stories about veterans who do extraordinary things. In 2017 American Service Dogs was published. She is also on the Board of Directors for Give Back Prince William and the Northern Virginia Veterans Association. She currently lives in Manassas with her Husband, five children and their house full of service dogs in training. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and crafting and you can read her article in Prince William Living each month.