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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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    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, […]

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    17 Reasons to Love Battleship NJ Beerfest

    We love a good beer event at PHL17, but we especially love the ones that take place in Camden, NJ aboard the USS New Jersey.  So, in no particular order, here are 17 photo and video reasons to love the Battleship NJ Beerfest, or the 2013 Garden State Craft Brewers Guild Beer Festival as the real craft beer kids call it. 17. Photo ops galore Think about it, you’re on the beautiful Battleship NJ for starters– the Camden waterfront is […]

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    MORE PHOTOS: Phillies Phestival 2012 Bonus Gallery

    The Phillies have a festival once a year called Phillies Phestival. Since 1984, the Phillies have raised more than $12 million for The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter’s patient services and research.  Here’s some more photos from the 2012 Phillies Phestival that did not appear in our main Phillies Phestival 2012 story. For more photos from Phillies Phestival, use these links. Phillies Phestival 2013 Photos Phillies Phestival 2012 Photos Phillies Phestival 2011 Photos Phillies Phestival 2010 Photos Phillies Phestival 20o9 […]

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    PHOTOS: Eagles Honor High School Student-Athletes at NovaCare

    PHILADELPHIA, PA. (June 3, 2014) — The Philadelphia Eagles welcomed local student-athletes who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher at an awards ceremony on Tuesday.  Each student-athlete received an Eagles Top Achiever certificate, a polo shirt, an autographed football, a group photo and a tour of the NovaCare Complex and Eagles locker room. Those with the highest GPAs from each school were be invited to spend a day at Eagles Training Camp as a VIP.  Here’s an inside look […]

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    Ryan Howard Dedicates Philadelphia Park

    On Friday, April 13th Ryan Howard dedicated a baseball field in Hunting Park as a part of the Hunting Park Revitalization Project. The Ryan Howard Howard Family Foundation has provided a total of $150,000 and the Citizens Bank Foundation has donated $40,000 to the baseball field project. The celebration was attended by Mayor Michael Nutter, key members of the Phillies organization and key government officials.