About Us

Meet the Staff

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Publisher

donio@hammontongazette.com

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.

MarySusan Hoffman

Lead Graphic Designer

mhoffman@hammontongazette.com

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.

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Editor-in-Chief

grullo@hammontongazette.com

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. She serves a trustee for the Hammonton Education Foundation. 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." She resides in Hammonton.

To read the articles that won Rullo two awards, click HERE.

Sports Editor

russoman@hammontongazette.com

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."

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Staff Writer & Columnist

jberenato@hammontongazette.com

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.

Staff Writer & Copy Editor

kguglietti@hammontongazette.com

She is the Copy Editor, Social Media Manager and Staff Writer of The Hammonton Gazette. Guglietti is a 2020 graduate of Rowan University. She is a resident of Mullica Hill.

Contributors 

Dan Bachalis, Columnist; Donna Brown, Columnist; Cherie Calletta, Columnist; Rocco DeLaurentis, Columnist; Michael Donio, Columnist; Maria Drzaszcz, Columnist; Bob Garver, Columnist; Kelly Hunt; Photographer; Samantha Hvasta, Columnist; Betsey Karl, Photographer; Kurt Loder, Movie Critic; Jim Miller, Columnist; Dr. Ron Newman, Columnist; Bill Parkhurst, Columnist; Jim Siwek, Columnist;

Gazette Mascot

Fenway is The Gazette mascot. She is a fun-loving four-year-old goldendoodle who can be seen at the offices of The Gazette hanging out with Gazette Publisher Gabe Donio and Gazette Editor Gina Rullo and our staff, or around town. Fenway is named for Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. (Gazette Publisher Gabe Donio attended Boston University, which is located near the ballpark.)