NY NOW Podcast


September 30, 2020 NY NOW Season 1 Episode 16
NY NOW Podcast
Show Notes

New York Makers First of its kind digital market and magazine. "Our mission is celebrating people, places, experiences, products, and ideas that define New York State." 

Moderator: Patty Hughes
Title: Content Creator & Executive Producer
Company: Patty Finds It for you   

Patty Hughes is passionate about people! And this genuine curiosity has influenced her career trajectory as an entrepreneur, television personality, and trend expert. From local Buffalo TV, to the sophisticated runways of NYC. From appearances on talk shows, to hosting her own nationally syndicated show, Patty’s bubbly personality and keen sense of taste and style has propelled her professional endeavors.

For 10 seasons Patty worked on Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week. In the role of production coordinator, she had the privilege and opportunity to encourage and guide blossoming careers. As an interior stylist she has designed executive suites for Viacom Corporate HQ and photo shoots for such publications as Brides Magazine.  Patty has been a contributor to various lifestyle and fashion print editorials culminating in her own column in Seventeen. As a television personality and lifestyle expert Patty has made appearances on Rachael Ray, Wendy Williams, and the Food Network. She is a sought-after event host and a former spokesperson for Lord and Taylor.

Patty’s experience and natural entrepreneurial spirit lead to the next logical progression: her own production company and the development of an exciting new nationally syndicated television series, “Patty Finds It For You!”

Guest: Silda Wall Spitzer
| Title: Co-Founder
| Company: New York Makers  

Silda Wall Spitzer, innovative businesswoman, lawyer, and former First Lady of New York State, co-founded New York Makers to promote local sustainability and statewide connectivity; she believes thriving makers are the heart of dynamic and resilient economy and community. New York Makers is first of its kind. 

Guest: Amanda DiRobella
| Title: COO and Editor in Chief
Company New York Makers 
Amanda DiRobella
, COO and Editor in Chief of New York Makers, has been actively involved in promoting, supporting, connecting, and mobilizing the nationwide maker community for over ten years in her career in and around the tri-state area.   

| Websites:
NEW YORK MAKERS https://newyorkmakers.com/   
Patty Finds It For You https://www.instagram.com/pattyfindsitforyou   

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