Chris Krewson is the Editor of BillyPenn. He’s the former executive editor, online of The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he worked from 2007-2010, leading the digital efforts of Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper. While at the Inquirer, Chris launched a quick-response breaking news team in the newsroom. He revamped the staff’s multimedia efforts, and oversaw the newsroom’s Continuous News Operation, including breaking news and blog posts from Metro, Sports, Science and Medicine, Business and Features desks. During this time, he watched two spontaneous parades down Broad Street within a month of each other: After the Phillies 2008 World Series win, and President Obama’s historic election.
Chris also launched and oversaw StudentUnion34.com, a Web site for and by college students in the Philadelphia region whose alumni graduated to full-time jobs at the New York Times, the Houston Chronicle, Philly.com and the Philadelphia Metro.
Prior to joining BillyPenn, Chris spent four years in Hollywood, running the digital editorial efforts of both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. Before his time at the Inquirer, Chris spent nearly eight years in a variety of digital roles at The Morning Call, a Tribune Publishing newspaper in Allentown, Pa. He’s a Penn State graduate and a proud husband to Allisyn and father to Emma and Owen, who live in the ‘burbs.
At least four writers have been let go.
Marissa Taffer joins via two Philly biz stalwarts: Aramark and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The new, highly-curated retail store is a Main Line gem.
‘It’s always easier to hide behind an email.’
And he made it to the Vine Street Expressway.
This time, it’s at a community college in Tulsa.
It was all due to a second cup of coffee.
However, the message itself appears to have “started elsewhere.”
Work stoppage “constitutes a clear and present danger” to Philly, the transit agency says.
It’s part of the campaign’s “Love Trumps Hate” performance series
The transit agency and its bus drivers and subway operators couldn’t reach a deal Monday night.
“We have reached out to offer her an opportunity to return and perform,” the team said.
She’s a former account executive at the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com.
UPDATE: “They’re death traps,” says a lawyer who’s sued the company before, and is again.
“We were going to draw down in a meaningful way. That was a strategic mistake.”
Electeds and reverends railed against the GOP presidential candidate’s meeting in town.
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A day after her conviction on felony perjury charges, the state’s embattled chief law enforcement officer quits.
Lexi Belculfine has spent the last three years as a reporter for the P-G, covering City Hall as well as handling police, crime, general assignment and breaking news for the newspaper and its website.