Staff

Gabriel Donio - donio@hammontongazette.com

 -Founder and Publisher of The Hammonton Gazette. Donio is a graduate of Boston University, where he majored in English. After graduating from BU, he attended Georgetown University Graduate School. He is a 1991 graduate of Hammonton High School. Donio was named one of the "Top 40 Under 40" Best and Brightest Leaders in the region by Atlantic City Weekly in 2005. He has been a member of the Atlantic County Cultural & Heritage Affairs Advisory Board since 2004. He is the author of the book Images of America: Hammonton and is a member of the Historical Society of Hammonton. He served on the board of Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers. Donio is a past president of the Hammonton Lions Club and was awarded the St. Joseph High School Loyalty Award at the school's 2019 Red & White Celebration along with Gina Rullo. Donio is an Executive Producer of the weekly online show "Gazette Sports Week" and the monthly online show "Gazette In Fashion." He is a lifelong resident of Hammonton.

 

 

Gina Rullo - grullo@hammontongazette.com

-Editor-in-Chief of The Hammonton Gazette. She is a graduate of Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. Originally from New York, Rullo now resides in Hammonton. She is a member of the Historical Society of Hammonton and the Woman's Civic Club and is a trustee for the Greater Hammonton Chamber of Commerce. Rullo was named one of the "Top 40 Under 40" Best and Brightest Leaders in the region by Atlantic City Weekly in 2006. In 2010, Rullo was named to the Atlantic County Women's Hall of Fame. She was awarded the St. Joseph High School Loyalty Award at the school's 2019 Red & White Celebration along with Gabriel Donio. Rullo is the Executive Producer/Director of the weekly online show "Gazette Sports Week" and the monthly online show "Gazette In Fashion."

 

 

Dan Russoman - russoman@hammontongazette.com

-Sports Editor of The Hammonton Gazette. Originally from Bloomfield, NJ, he is a graduate of Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey). He has been The Gazette's Sports Editor since the paper began. He has also worked as a part-time reporter for the Daily Record (Parsippany, NJ) as well as internships at both the Times of Trenton and the Trentonian. While at Trenton State, he earned two New Jersey Press Association Awards for Sportswriting (College Division). He currently resides in Vineland with his wife Laura and their three daughters. Russoman is the author of Hometown Pride: The Tradition of Sports in Hammonton.  Russoman can be seen weekly on "Gazette Sports Week" and "Gazette High School Football Report."

 

 

MarySusan Hoffman - mhoffman@hammontongazette.com

-Lead Graphic Designer of The Hammonton Gazette. She is a 2006 graduate of Stockton University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Communications / Graphic Design. She is a 2002 graduate of Hammonton High School. She, her husband Brian and their son are all lifelong residents of Hammonton.

 

Franki Rudnesky - frudnesky@hammontongazette.com

-Copy Editor, Social Media Manager and Staff Writer of The Hammonton Gazette. Rudnesky is a 2014 graduate of Hammonton High School. She graduated from St. Joseph's University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in English. She previously worked as a production assistant for NBC10. Rudnesky can be seen monthly on "Gazette In Fashion." She is a lifelong resident of Hammonton.

Joseph F. Berenato - jberenato@hammontongazette.com

- Staff Writer & Columnist of The Hammonton Gazette. Berenato served as The Gazette’s Entertainment Editor from 1997 to 2001 and is happy to be back. He is the author and editor of several anthologies and essays analyzing various aspects of pop culture. He is a 2000 graduate of Rowan University with a BA in English, and a 2015 Rowan grad with an MA in writing. Except for a few years here and there, Berenato  is a lifelong Hammonton resident.

Contributors

-Dan Bachalis, Columnist; Donna Brown, Columnist; Kasi DeStefano, Columnist; Rocco DeLaurentis, Columnist; Michael Donio, Columnist; Otto Hernandez, Columnist; Samantha Hvasta, Columnist; Betsey Karl, Photographer; Kurt Loder, Movie Critic; Dr. Ron Newman, Columnist; Bill Parkhurst, Columnist; Michael Rizzotte, Photographer/Staff Writer; Jim Siwek, Columnist; Nick Thomas, Columnist

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