Kevin Adelstein’s professional life has been filled with both exciting challenges and great success. He was raised in Lyndhurst, Ohio and received his BA degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University in 1990.
Kevin’s career in media has included management positions with some of the top local and national organizations in FOX Sports Net, Tribune Companies, NewsNet5.com and cleveland.com, among others.
In his role as leader of the 54-year-old Cleveland Jewish News, the Cleveland Jewish Publication Company is one of the few remaining independent, community-owned Jewish publication companies and Kevin and his team have found innovative ways to grow and continue to become relevant in the ever-challenging age of media fragmentation. In three of his 5 years running the multi-media company, The Press Club of Cleveland named the Cleveland Jewish News the best non-daily newspaper in the state of Ohio, in 2015, 2016 and again in 2018. In August, 2018, under Adelstein’s leadership, the Cleveland Jewish Publication Company launched the Columbus Jewish News, a new, bi-weekly newspaper serving Central Ohio, with it’s website, columbusjewishnews.com, which is updated with fresh local content daily.
Mr. Adelstein serves on the Executive Boards and committees of several local non-profit organizations including The 250 Inc for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Different Needz Foundation, Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio and Milestones Autism Resources. Mr. Adelstein is a graduate of the Leadership Cleveland class of 2017 and serves on the executive committee and is Vice President of the American Jewish Press Association. He is also a member of the Press Club of Cleveland, the City Club, The 50 Club of Cleveland and Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland, in which he was a recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Marketing and Sales Award. Mr. Adelstein was the recipient of the 2017 Tree of Life Award presented by the Jewish National Fund. And was named to the 2018 class of Corporate College Smart 50 by Smart Business. Kevin and his wife reside in Solon, Ohio with their 2 children