John Callegari is a reporter and the assistant web editor for Long Island Business News, a weekly business publication serving Nassau and Suffolk counties. In his capacity as a reporter, Callegari writes about the latest government and economic development issues impacting local businesses. He is also the moderator for Long Island Business News’ Young Island blog. Before coming to the Long Island Business News, Callegari handled media relations for Suffolk County and was a reporter for the Smithtown News. He holds a B.A. in mass communication and public relations from York College of Pennsylvania.
Callegari, a New York Press Association and Fair Media Council award-winner, has been featured on several other news programs, including Morning Edition, The Takeaway and All Things Considered on WNYC public radio, and FiOS1 News’ Money and Mainstreet. In addition, his breaking news reporting has been cited by the Associated Press on multiple occasions.