Mondo Italiano Newspaper was conceptualized in 1999 by its founder J. Iaco Shapiro. The first in-print publication hit the streets on June 1st 2000.  12,000 copies monthly distributed at local Italian restaurants in the twin-cities area of Minnesota.  The founder moved to Florida in early 2003 and we now operate as an online publication primarily serving greater South Florida.


Publisher: J. Iaco Shapiro

Advertising: Jimmy Lorenzo

Society: Frank LoRe Jr.

Business: Philip Simonetta PA.

Travel: Carole Pepperdino

Information Technology: Mario Pelagalli