Allison Altobelli

President and Program Chair
Community Impact Newspaper
Publisher, Atlanta Metro Region
(202) 841-5691


Allison Altobelli is a tenured veteran of the newspaper industry with more than fifteen years of sales leadership experience.  In October of 2019, Allison was named Publisher of Community Impact Newspaper - Atlanta Metro Region.  She is responsible for leading the company’s expansion into their sixth market with a planned newspaper launch date of March 2020.  

Allison’s experience includes time at the AtlantaJournal-Constitution as the Director of Sales and Product Strategy and at the Philadelphia Inquirer as the Director of Advertising Financial Operations.Allison also spent eight years at The Washington Post in various sales,marketing and leadership roles.  

Allison began her career as a territory sales rep at the New Haven Register (New Haven, CT.) upon graduating with a degree in Business fromSpringfield College (Springfield, MA.) In 2010, she received an MBA from the University of Maryland (College Park, MD.). In 2017, she was named one of Editor and Publisher’s Top 25 Under 35 up-and-comingpublishing professionals.  

Today, Allison resides in Atlanta, GA. and continues to be apassionate advocate for the newspaper industry. She uses her platform as the Board President of the News Advertising Coalition to promote the value of the printed product.  She is mission-driven and believes that newspapers are the indispensable resource of every community.  

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