Tony Gallotto directs the political consulting practice at Jaffe Communications for municipal, county and statewide races throughout the New Jersey.
Tony has extensive experience in campaign planning, strategic messaging and dynamic design to help candidates shape a successful campaign.
He is highly-skilled at framing the issues, motivating voters and crafting campaign messages that are clear, concise and compelling.
Working with our veteran team, Tony is the creative force behind our eye-catching political mail that cuts through mailbox clutter to help candidates reach their target voters.
Tony uses his fresh, knowledgeable approach to create striking campaign signs, walking cards, pamphlets, radio spots & television commercials.
He also handles media relations, website development, social media and a host of other services vital for today’s proactive political campaigns.
Before joining Jaffe Communications, Tony was an editor and reporter at The Star Ledger of New Jersey. During his 23-year news career Tony was also a staff writer at two other New Jersey newspapers.
Winner of more than a dozen awards for outstanding writing, reporting and investigative journalism, Tony has been honored by New Jersey Press Association, The Society of Professional Journalists, The Associated Press and Investigative Reporters & Editors.
Tony has been a guest lecturer on journalism, media relations and political affairs at Rutgers University and other major universities and colleges throughout New Jersey.
He holds dual degrees in journalism and political science from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, both at Syracuse University.
When not indulging his passion for politics, Tony dabbles in real estate investments and tries to satiate his thirst for hard-boiled detective novels and classic film noir movies. He is the “proud daddy” of a 125-pound Mastiff-Shepherd named “Sam” and he considers himself an amateur dog trainer.