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Robert Joseph Masino, American newspaper official. Recipient Achievement award.


Masino, Robert Joseph was born on August 11, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Francis Nicholas and Margaret Mary (Knapp) Masino.


Student in Business Administration, Villanova University, 1955—1957.


Assistant buyer Blauners Store, Philadelphia, 1953—1955. Inside sales representative Transmissions Engineering Company, 1954—1958. With Philadelphia Inquirer, 1958—1980, district manager, 1958—1962, home delivery supervisor & zone manager, 1962—1968, suburban circulation manager, 1972—1973, transportation manager, 1973—1976, circulation manager, 1976—1978, circulation director, 1978—1980.

With News-Journal Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1978—1980. Circulation director The Tribune, Oakland, California, 1980—1983. Director, home delivery operations United States of America Today, Arlington, Virginia, since 1983.

Served to 2nd lieutenant Pennsylvania National Guard, 1953-1962.


Publicity chairman Oakland Trade Club. Member, legal defense fund dinner committee National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Member Marcus Foster Educational Institute, Rancho Dorado Home Association, Oakland Museum Association.

Member of Audit Bureau Circulation, Directors International Newspaper Publications Association, Cal-West Association, Western Conference Managers, International Circulation Managers Association, Philadelphia Mummers Association, Lake Merritt Breakfast Club (board governors), Concord Century Club, Commonwealth Club.


Married Lillian Marie Ciamaichelo, October 12, 1965 (divorced). Children: Joseph Francis, Maria Lynn, Michele Lee. Married Deanne Dale Walsh, August 6, 1983.

Francis Nicholas Masino

Margaret Mary (Knapp) Masino

Lillian Marie Ciamaichelo

Deanne Dale Walsh

Joseph Francis Masino

Maria Lynn Masino

Michele Lee Masino