Resume

2013 - present

MICROMEDIA PUBLICATIONS

VICE PRESIDENT/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Oversee the day-to-day operations of a newspaper company responsible for publishing seven weeklies in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. Developed a hyperlocal breaking news website - www.jerseyshoreonline.com   

2008 - 2009

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL RADIO NETWORK 

FREELANCE TAPE EDITOR

Produced audio content for radio newscasts under tight deadlines, conducted phone interviews with economists and news-makers of the day for radio actualities.

2005 - 2014

TOWNSQUARE MEDIA 

NEWS ANCHOR/REPORTER

Formerly known as Millennium Radio Group. Provided newscasts to listeners on two radio stations based at the Jersey Shore - 92.7 WOBM-FM and 1160-WOBM-AM during Morning Drive. Filed news reports for WKXW-FM New Jersey 101.5 and an 11 station radio news network.

1999 - 2005

EASY VIDEO 

CSR/ASSISTANT MANAGER

Customer service, prepping movies on VHS and DVD for rent and for sale, managed the store when the owner wasn't around, retail extraordinaire.

1999 - 2003

WEGUARDYOU.COM

TECHNICAL SUPPORT/WEBMASTER - ISP DIVISION

Provided direct contact for web and computer support for the public in the ISP division, designed and updated several websites and was responsible for customer billing and public relations tasks.

1997 - 1999

BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE 

Customer service, prepping movies on VHS and DVD for rent and for sale.

Education

2005 - 2007

Bachelor's Degree in Communication, Radio, Journalism    

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY

1999 - 2004

Associates Degree in Television Production/Communication

brookdale community college

1997 - 1999

Freehold Regional Fine & Performing Arts Center - Video Production & Acting

HOWELL HIGH SCHOOL - FPAC PROGRAM

1995 - 1999

High School Diploma

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

References

  • Jason was my boss for over two years at Micromedia Publications and he was one of the best!! What an incredible, supportive, and helpful presence to help guide me in my career!

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    Kimberly Bosco Former Assistant News Editor, Micromedia
  • Jason is a great leader who goes above and beyond for the company on a daily basis. He is hard working, talented, and truly cares about the team. Jason always had an open ear for my ideas, and was great at offering new story angles, support, and encouragement. His dedication and enthusiasm for building up the Jersey Shore Online website as the frontrunner in Ocean County news is truly amazing. It would be a pleasure to work with him again!

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    Sara Grillo Former Assistant News Editor, Micromedia
  • I had the pleasure of working with Jason Allentoff, during which I can attest first-hand to his many good qualities, qualities that improved the company. His forward thinking understanding of social media and public relations pulled the company into the twenty-first century, his ability to gain rapport with his employees and his open-door policy reveal his sensitivity to employee needs which in turn, support the company as a whole. Glad to have worked with him and gladly recommend him!

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    Maria Rose Former Layout Designer, Micromedia
  • I recently worked with Jason and was truly impressed with the many responsibilities he managed at Micromedia Publications. All this was done while giving the web-site a much needed update and a new branding campaign. He is one of the hardest working managers who truly cares about his company and his employees.

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    Tracey Hall Former Account Executive, Micromedia
  • Jason is a tremendous talent. He was a huge asset to Townsquare Media, covering local stories for our listeners in Ocean and Monmouth counties. Not only is Jason an excellent journalist, but he knows how to deliver a story in a way that makes listeners care about what he's talking about. During his time at Townsquare Media, he was eager to jump into any new endeavors and was always willing to lend a hand. It was a pleasure working and managing him.

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    Annette Petriccione News Director, New Jersey 101.5
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