Tony Romeo PHL17 Producer
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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 lends a hand in other Creative Services endeavors. You just might hear his voice in a commercial, or catch him in front of the camera for a promo. Most notably, Tony appears as "Peter Cheeseman" in the Eye Opener promos.

Got a great idea for a web story? Tweet @tonyromeo

Recent Articles
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    PHOTOS: 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa.  (PHL17)  — The Philadelphia Flower Show rolled out the red carpet, literally, with a movie theme in 2015.  Elaborate floral displays dedicated to films like Frozen, Aladdin and Nightmare Before Christmas gave movie buffs and flower fans alike an unforgettable experience.   (Philadelphia Flower Show Photos Below). Since I am much more of a film fan than a flower fan, the movie theme made the 2015 show, for me, the best ever.  Hollywood lights welcomed patrons into a cinema […]

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    SNL App Emoji Explained

    To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the show, Saturday Night Live has a brand  App.  You can get clips from all 40 years, bonus footage, other goodies and most of all, SNL emoji! (Download here.)  We consulted a team of 25 “SNLHeads” to decipher the new emoji.  Here is what, we, think, is the meaning of each SNL emoji.   1. Abe Lincoln – Recurring backstage character 2. and 3. Ace and Gary Watch HERE   4.Bennet Brauer Watch HERE […]

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    PHOTOS: 2015 Philly Cupid Undie Run

    Cupid’s Undie Run celebrates its 3rd year in Philadelphia, PA! PHILADELPHIA, PA. — This Valentine’s Day at  XFinity Live, the good folks at Cupid’s Undie Run braved freezing temp in their best Valentine’s Day underthings to raise funds for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Can’t get enough undies? Please enjoy our Cupid Archive. For more info: By: Tony Romeo / PHL17 Got a great idea for a web story? Tweet me @tonyromeo or send me an email.  As always, thanks […]

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    PHOTOS: 2015 Polar Bear Plunge from Wildwood

    WILDWOOD, N.J. — The annual Polar Bear Plunge in Wildwood, NJ is a winter shore spectacle not to be missed.  The plunge into the frigid Atlantic behind the scenic Wildwood Convention Center is only a small part of a day complete with costumes, before parties, after parties, food and fun that draws thousands of people and raises millions of dollars for the Special Olympics of NJ.  In 2015 the Wildwood and Seaside Plunges raised over $3.25 million dollars,  up from […]

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    PHOTOS: 2015 No Pants Subway Ride Philadelphia

    Nothing rings in a new year like the Philadelphia leg (see what I did there!) of the worldwide “No Pants Subway Ride” campaign by Improv Everywhere.   In this group improv effort, subway riders simply take off their pants.  One criticism often hurled at the NPSR is,”WHY?!”  In some cities the why is a little slippery, but in Philadelphia the event pairs with Got Laundry.  The family run Philadelphia business headed by Ray and Takiyah Wall turned the Philly event into […]

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    PHOTOS & VIDEO: 2014 No Pants Subway Ride Philadelphia

    Philadelphia’s chapter of the worldwide No Pants Subway Ride has quickly evolved into one of the most anticipated semi nude participation events in the city. No Pants Subway Ride is not as big as the epic Philly Naked Bike Race, it’s not as cutesy as the Cupid Undie Run and it’s not as long or soft pornographic as the wingette portion of Wing Bowl. (Scroll below for #NPSR2014 photos.) But of all the almost naked Philly events? No Pants Subway […]

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    Hegeman String Band to perform during halftime at Eagles versus Cowboys Dec. 14

    Philadelphia Mummers Hegeman String Band will perform during halftime at the Eagles versus Cowboys game on December 14th.  The game starts at 8:30pm and the half-time performance will last about 7 minutes and will end with a tune that is sure to get the Eagles crowd pumped. “We are very excited to have the Hegeman String Band performing at halftime on Sunday,” said Eagles Vice President of Marketing, Brian Papson. “The Mummers Parade is very much a part of this […]

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    VIDEO: 2014 No Pants Subway Ride Philadelphia


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    BONUS PHOTOS: 2014 Polar Bear Plunge from Wildwood

    Sometimes we take so many great photos at an event?  We publish a bonus gallery. And this is it for 2014 Polar Bear Plunge!  Please don’t miss the first gallery as it’s got the best of the best 2014 Polar Plunge Photos. (Photos below.)  If you post photos of your own today, use these hashtags; #plunge, #pbp, #polarbearplunge, #sonj, #genuinejerseypride, #GJP.

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    PHOTOS: 2013 Polar Bear Plunge Eastern PA

    The fifth-annual Eastern Polar Bear Plunge was held on February 23, 2013 at Neshaminy State Park.  Almost one thousand polar bear plungers braved the cold temperatures and steady rain to take a frosty dip in the Delaware River. Each participant raised a minimum of $50, (teams $500) and the event raised over $150,000 for the Special Olympics.  Photos below. In addition to the plunge, participants and spectators were entertained with lots of coffee, donuts and music by sponsors 94 WIP […]