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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.

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    VIDEO: Temple student group attempting to provide healthier food options on campus

    The Rad Dish Co-op is a group of Temple students dedicated to provide ethical, organic, and sustainable food options on campus.  Their vision is to start a co-op café on Temple University’s campus but they need your help.  Please check out their campaign to see how you can help. In addition to the health and cultural benefits, the Rad Dish Co-op model would also provide an academic upside for students to get  hands on experience running a business,  with positions for a […]

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    VINE: “London Batman” emerging Vine star

    He’s known to his followers on Vine as “The Batman from London.” Due to the hilarity of his short Vine videos, those followers are growing rapidly. 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 for the tip!

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    PHOTOS: East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival

    The 9th Annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival took place in the East Passyunk section of Philadelphia Sunday.   It’s a great photo-op and a great way to celebrate the rich history of one of the most interesting sections of Philadelphia.  Check out our 2014  East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival  Gallery below.     By: Tony Romeo / PHL17 Got a great idea for a web story? Tweet me @tonyromeo or send me an email.  As always, thanks for […]

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    Can a simple tweet change the world?

    Sulome Anderson tweeted this photo (above) with a tender kiss and a simple message in the form of the hashtag; #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies. What happened next was as remarkable as it is hopeful. The news picked it up, which was great. And influential blogs and social media, which is also great. But lots and lots of other people picked it up as well, which is the greatest. Maybe one tweet can’t really change the world, but this one is a really nice […]

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    PHOTOS: 2014 Sixers Dream Team Tryouts

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Philadelphia 76ers hosted open call auditions for the 2014-2015 Sixers Dream Team presented by Parx Casino. Close to 200 women danced their way to becoming part of the Sixers Dance Squad that will enter its 18th season this year.  Those the emerge from this round will be invited to one additional Sixers Dream Team tryout.   On the court, the Sixers dance team entertains fans at every 76ers home game. Off the court Sixers Dream Team members […]

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    PHOTOS: Philly celebrates Pride Day with the 2014 Philly Gay Pride Parade

    PHILADELPHIA, PA– One of the best parts of Pride Day in Philadelphia is always the parade.  Some call it the Philly Pride Parade or the Philly Gay Pride Parade or the Philly LGBT Pride Parade, but whatever you call it, it’s a rainbow of fun, acceptance, high energy and fun for those inside and outside of the Philadelphia LGBT community. Floats, dancers, music, bands and more parade from 13th and Locust, south to Penns Landing in a parade that last […]

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    Millville Honors Fallen Hero with Officer Chris Reeves Superhero 5K (PHOTOS)

    MILLVILLE, NJ. The town of Millville and the Millville Police Department celebrated the life and honored the passing of one of its fallen officers Saturday.  Officer Christopher Reeves was killed in the line of duty two years ago.  In fitting style to a man with the same name as a fictional Superman, Millville honored their real life super-hero with a 5K that asked people to dress in superhero attire. (Photos below). Even though lots dressed as superheros, the true message […]

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    17 Reasons to Love Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary

    The good folks at Eastern State Penitentiary (ESP) held their 20th annual “Bastille Day” on Saturday. If you have never been, here’s 17 really great reasons to check it out, in no particular order. 1. It’s a great photo-op, at a perfect time of day, in one of the most scenic parts of Philadelphia.  Check out our 2014 Bastille Day Photo Gallery below. 2. The “Bearded Ladies“ cabaret group gives a one of a kind performance that’s smart, funny, bawdy and […]

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    PHOTOS: Phillies All-Stars Throughout the Years

    The Phillies have had some great representatives in the All Star Game throughout the years.  Some perennial inclusions, others that were guys that just had career years with the Phils and lots of players in between.  Here is a photo look at them below. PHOTOS: Phillies All-Stars Throughout the Years Here is a list of all the Phillies players that played in Major League Baseball’s All Star Game. 2014 Chase Utley (2B) 2013 Cliff Lee (P); Domonic Brown (OF) 2012 […]

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    PHOTOS: Bastille Day at Eastern State Penn 2014

    Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary on Philadelphia turned 20 this year!  As usual it was a great time in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia.  All your Bastille Day favorites were there, but of course 2014 had some surprises as well.  Enjoy the photos below and don’t miss, “17 Reasons we love Bastille Day at Eastern State.“ By: Tony Romeo / PHL17 Got a great idea for a web story? Tweet me @tonyromeo or send me an email.  As always, […]