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John Leonardo Contarino

John Leonardo Contarino, American freelance writer. Recipient 2nd place critical writing 3rd place family section, 1990, 3rd place special section, Honorary Mention for critical writing New Jersey Press Association, 1991, 2d place Design and Typography, 1992.


  • Contarino, John Leonardo was born on August 24, 1966 in Woodbury, New Jersey, United States. Son of John R. and Rose A. (Arena) Contarino.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Communications, Glassboro State College, 1988. Certificate in multi-media, Center for Creative Imaging, 1993.


    • Editor Venue Magazine, Glassboro, 1985-1988. Reporter Gloucester County Times, Woodbury, New Jersey, 1988-1989, entertainment editor, 1989-1990. Contributing writer Atlantic City Magazine, Pleasantville, since 1989.

      Freelance entertainment and feature writer Burlington, since 1990. President New Media Design, since 1995.


    • Contributor articles to magazines and newspapers including Atlantic City Magazine, The Press of Atlantic City, New Jersey Monthly, The Philadelphia Inquirer. Columnist New York Post. Editor (on-line music news service) Concert Connection, since 1995.

      Consultant in new media.
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    Born August 24, 1966
    (age 51)
    • 1988
      Glassboro State College
    • 1993
      Center for Creative Imaging
    • 1985 - 1988
      Editor Venue Magazine
      Glassboro, New Jersey, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      reporter Gloucester County Times
      Woodbury, New York, United States
    • 1989
      contributing writer, Atlantic City Magazine
      Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      reporter Gloucester County Times
    • 1990
      freelance entertainment and feature writer, Burlington
    • 1995
      president, New Media Design