John D’Orlando

President & Publisher,
Arizona Daily Star

John D’Orlando graduated from Buffalo State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Studies in 1983.  He worked in retail management in Buffalo, NY from 1983-1987, and began a sales career in 1987 at the Hoover Company in Buffalo, NY.

John began his media career at the Ft. Lauderdale Sen-Sentinel in 1989 and in 19 years rose from Local Territory Sales Rep to Classified Director.  He was promoted to Vice President/Advertising Director of the Orlando Sentinel in 2008.  He began his service as President & Publisher of the Arizona Daily Star in August, 2017.

John and his wife, Georgianna, have been married 29 years and have two sons.  Their oldest, Chris, works for Wellbiz in Denver, CO and their youngest, Brian, attends Valencia College in Orlando, FL.

Active affiliations:

Most recent affiliations were in Orlando, FL.Immediate Past Chair of Florida Press Service/Intersect Media Solutions.Affiliate member of Florida Citrus Sports.


Sports and music.