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Michael Rizzo

Assistant Professor
Mass Communication
M.B.A., Marketing Management, St. John’s University
B.A., Communications, Fordham University

Michael Rizzo, M.B.A., comes to St. John’s University as an industry assistant professor in the Division of Mass Communications. His M.B.A. is in marketing management from St. John’s University and he has a B.A. in communications from Fordham University.

Rizzo is a broadcast journalist teaching as an adjunct professor at St. John’s since 2006 and as an adjunct instructor at Montclair State University since 2013, all with a focus on trends in print, broadcast and multimedia writing, and journalism. Rizzo managed news and sports coverage at ABC-TV News and continues to consult there.

He is a former executive director at ABC News Radio, and managing editor at Fios1 News, and News 12.