Tony Romeo PHL17
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Tony has been a vital member of the PHL17 Creative Services team since 2008. In addition to managing the web department, Tony writes, shoots and edits stories, galleries and videos that have generated millions of views for PHL17. And that clever tweet or funny Facebook post or picture that made you laugh? Good chance that it came from him, as Tony also overseas the station’s social media efforts. Social media rule of thumb? If the tweet or post is funny, Tony wrote it.

When Tony is not slinging webs for PHL17 he hosts Weekend Philler, the creative services weekend show that he also produces for. If he seems familiar you might recognize his voice from commercials, or recognize his “mug” from promos, most notably, retro 70s character “Peter Cheeseman” in the Eye Opener promos.

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Recent Articles
  • Otto the Outcast Oyster from Cumberland County College on Weekend Philler

    In this Weekend Philler segment we met Otto the Outcast Oyster that was brought to life by the talented theater department at Clay College of Cumberland County to teach kids about bullying.

  • “Let There Be Lips” Rocky Horror Picture Show at the TLA

    Very cool night on South Street with “Let There Be Lips” Rocky Horror Picture Show at the TLA!  Thanks to TNP – Philly’s Own Rocky Horror Cast, WXPN’s Robert Drake and generations of time warpers for making it awesome.  

  • Pet CPR with House Paws Mobile Veterinary

    Our good pals from House Paws stopped by Weekend Philler to give us some very helpful tips about pet CPR.  Thanks Dr Lisa!  See you next time. Check out more from House Paws–

  • Tri-State K9 Crisis Response Team

    Tri-State Canine Response Team is a non-profit organization serving NJ, PA, and DE which is dedicated to providing certified and trained handler/dog teams for Animal Assisted Activities, Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal Assisted Crisis Response Teams to disadvantaged children, families, neighborhoods, communities, and First Responders providing emotional support, aid, and comfort to victims of disaster, catastrophe, or violence fostering resilience and self-efficacy.  

  • Frogs a Chorus of Color at the Academy of Natural Sciences

    Frogs a Chorus of Color at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is an exhibit that features 15 species of live frogs, informative videos, and you can even meet some friendly amphibians in person! For more information, head to http://www.ansp.org.

  • Weekend Philler Extra: The Pic-A-Lilli Goat

    Once upon a time, one of the more colorful patrons of the famous Pic-A-Lilli Inn was a one horned goat that liked to drink beer and eat cigarettes. BONUS VIDEO–  Below is the other Pic-A-Lilli story that aired on Weekend Philler.   By: Tony Romeo / Weekend Philler Producer/Host Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @tonyromeo , follow me on Facebook or send me an email.  As always, thanks for the tip!

  • The Pic-A-Lilli Inn on Weekend Philler

    For 90 plus years the same family has owned and operated The Pic-A-Lilli Inn on 206 in Shamong, NJ. The “Pic” is famous for great wings, great beer and great memories. BONUS VIDEO: “Billy” the Pic-A-Lilli Goat By: Tony Romeo / Weekend Philler Producer/Host Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @tonyromeo , follow me on Facebook or send me an email.  As always, thanks for the tip!

  • Jersey Pinelands Curling Club on Weekend Philler

    By their own admission, our good friends at Jersey Pinelands Curling Club like to “throw rocks at houses!” By: Tony Romeo / Weekend Philler Producer/Host Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @tonyromeo , follow me on Facebook or send me an email.  As always, thanks for the tip!

  • Zoagies Incredible Fried Hoagies

    “Zoagies” is an incredible fried hoagie invented and served by an even more incredible person, Ezell “Chef Zoagie” Barnes.  Visiting Zoagies is a one of a kind food experience. By: Tony Romeo / Weekend Philler Producer/Host Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @tonyromeo , follow me on Facebook or send me an email.  As always, thanks for the tip!

  • Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company on Weekend Philler

    CHERRY HILL, Nj– Forgotten Boardwalk is a unique mix of really interesting nostalgia and really interesting beers.  The brewing company names all its beers for legends in and around the NJ seashore of yesteryear, in particular, Asbury Park, the hometown of owner Jamie Queli. By: Tony Romeo / Weekend Philler Producer/Host Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @tonyromeo , follow me on Facebook or send me an email.  As always, thanks for the tip!