Social Good Editor at @Mashable, covering impact, activism, innovation. Moonlighting as a poet. Measuring out life with coffee spoons. @socialgood
Matt Petronzio is the Social Good Editor at Mashable, a leading source of news, information and resources for the connected generation. Based at the New York City headquarters, he leads coverage surrounding social impact, humanitarianism and world-changing innovation. He previously worked as the assistant features editor.
Prior to joining Mashable in January 2012, Matt worked for Guernica Magazine, W. W. Norton & Company and CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art ...
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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.
Why did you become a journalist?
Money and fame, naturally.