Anthony Allegretti named top newspaper executive

Anthony Allegretti

The president and CEO of the company that owns the Light was honored on Dec. 5 as the “Newspaper Executive of the Year” by the California Press Association.

Anthony “Tony” Allegretti received the award during the organization’s 133rd annual Winter Meeting in San Francisco.

Allegretti has headed the Gilroy-based MainStreet Media Group since forming the company in 2003. In San Diego County, the company is now known as MainStreet Communications. Locally, the company also owns publications in Del Mar, Carmel Valley, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Poway, Rancho Bernardo and Ramona.

Allegretti has more than 30 years of community newspaper experience, including senior-level positions with Pacific-Sierra Publishing, Park Communications, Ingersoll Publications and MediaNews Group. He is the immediate past president of the California Newspaper Association.

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Posted by Kathy Day on Dec 7, 2010. Filed under La Jolla, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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