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Alain Begun

Board Member

River Towns Media LLC


Alain spent 25 years in national media running marketing and business development for leading brands including People, Better Homes & Gardens, Fortune, The Week, and Readers Digest, and several years living in Singapore leading the launch of Fortune Asia. In November 2018, he acquired River Journal. The publication is delivered to nearly every household in Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow, Irvington, Briarcliff and Ossining and has grown 40% in the past two years. reaches up to 20,000 visitors per month. In January 2021, Alain launched River Journal North to serve the communities of Croton-on-Hudson, Cortlandt and Peekskill. Together his media properties reach 150,000 readers per month. Alain has lived in the Rivertowns for 20 years. He’s a graduate of Rutgers University (BA) and Rutgers Business School (MBA). He lives in Briarcliff with his partner, Alisa, his step-daughter Sydney and their dogs Bo and Brooklyn. Alain’s daughter Isabel attends NYU and his son Hunter manages a vegan restaurant in Philadelphia.

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