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Foundation administrator , Publishing executive

Alberto Ibarguen, American foundation administrator, former publishing executive. Bar: Connecticut 1974.


Ibarguen, Alberto was born on February 29, 1944 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Son of Albert E. and Angelica (Bigas) Ibarguen.


Bachelor in History, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Court, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1974.


Attorney Legal Aid Society, Hartford, Connecticut, 1974-1976. Director, counsel Connecticut Election Commission, 1976-1977. Partner Cloud & Ibarguen, 1977-1978.

Attorney Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, 1978-1979. Deputy general council, vice president public affairs, vice president pvt banking Connecticut National Bank, 1979-1984. Senior vice president Hartford Courant, 1984-1986.

Executive vice president operations Newsday/New York Newsday, New York City, 1986-1995. Public El Nuevo Herald, Miami, Florida, 1995-1998. Vice president The Miami Herald, 1995-1998, public, 1998—2004.

Chairman Miami Publishing Company, 1998—2005. President, Chief Executive Officer John S. & James L. Knight Foundation, Miami, since 2005. Board directors The Automated Meter Reading Corporation, since 2008.


  • Bar: Connecticut 1974.


Board directors Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, New York City, 1990-1996, Dade County Foundation, Committee to Protect Journalists, Florida Philharmonic, Public Broadcasting Systems, since 1997. Trustee Wesleyan University, 1992-1995, Smith College, 1995-1997. Member business commission Metropolitan Museum Art, 1990-1995.

Member New York Athletic Club.


Married Susana E. Lopez, January 8, 1969. 1 child, Diego.

Albert E. Ibarguen

Angelica (Bigas) Ibarguen

Susana E. Lopez

Diego Ibarguen