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New York, NY
Mashable — Assistant Features Editor and Social Good Writer
As seen in:  Mashable
Covers:  Digital Culture, Writing And Publishing, Social Good, Innovation, Online Activism, Green Tech, Viral Philanthropy, Social Justice

Assistant features editor at Mashable, also writing longform and social good.

Matt Petronzio's Biography

Matt Petronzio is the assistant features editor at Mashable, a leading source of news, information and resources for the connected generation. Based at the New York City headquarters, he helps guide the site’s features content from editing to publish, while continuing to write longform articles and cover social good. He previously worked as a features writer.

Prior to Mashable, Matt worked for Guernica Magazine, College Magazine, W. W. Norton & ... Read Full Bio →

How is social media changing news?

People often break news via social media before media outlets. It can get messy, though; we should always aim to be right, not first.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email. It helps me prioritize, organize and respond promptly.
Jul 30, 2014

Broken water main at UCLA released 8-10 million gallons of water yesterday—during the drought

Jul 29, 2014

@ModMath You’re very welcome! I actually just found it organically, researching iPad apps designed for people w/ dyslexia & dysgraphia.

Jul 29, 2014

Convinced that Facebook splitting messages into a new app is just another psychological experiment

Jul 28, 2014

"Once you kill a poem the real work begins. A good poet is a better mortician." On revision: (h/t @winbassett)

Jul 28, 2014

How the story of a volunteer’s death raises serious questions about Peace Corps medical care (h/t @samcmlaird)

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