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Our Founder

Sam Yates is the owner of Yates & Associates Public Relations & Marketing a Florida based agency serving clients throughout Florida and the nation. Yates is a veteran broadcast journalist, an Emmy Award winning reporter, founder of America's Best Urgent Care, and host and producer for numerous branded podcasts worldwide. 

As a former television anchor and reporter specializing in technology, aviation, aerospace, and manufacturing, Yates received numerous awards and was a nationally acclaimed aviation/aerospace reporter.

He has created national/international marketing campaigns and support material for a variety of clients in the banking, Urgent Care, medical, bioresearch, senior care, manufacturing, and engineering fields. Yates is also an expert in Crisis Communications and Crisis Avoidance.


It's Really About the Difference...

We do something very different than most Public Relations and Marketing companies. We become client ambassadors to create customized communication solutions for their problems or individual areas of need. Those solutions may be traditional advertising, branding campaigns, grass-root awareness, digital marketing, video and commercials, social media or a combination of these. Then we work tirelessly using the right tools to help our clients accomplish their objectives.


Yates & Associates give companies, no matter their size, the quality results of an in-house public relations and marketing team with significant cost savings and key-learning advantages. We provide our clients with the expertise and communication tools that drive engagement, target media initiatives all the while building brand recognition and credibility.


Yates & Associates is headquartered in Stuart, Florida, and serves clients throughout the United States and abroad. Our team is composed of award-winning senior leadership, innovative solutions experts, and most importantly, creative trendsetters who simply know the value of thinking of the “what next” for clients.


To provide unparalleled, expert strategic communication services to qualified business clients and not-for-profit organizations.


We accomplish this by building progressive communication strategies for our clients, which positively impact the communities we touch and produces measurable, sustainable results for our client and the industries or constituents they serve.

We are dedicated to:

  • Telling the TRUTH

  • Establishing clients as industry leaders

  • Purposefully conveying our clients’ messages to their public

  • Building long-term, successful partnerships, that initiate change and improvement

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