Generocity is a local social impact news and events group with a mission of building better communities through smarter impact. We do this through news, events and services. The focus of our reporting and convening is on how nonprofit, social enterprise and other mission groups can maximize their impact. Our audience are funders and leaders of mission organizations who care about maximizing impact.
Founded in fall 2009 by philanthropist Sandra Baldino, Generocity has been published by Technically Media since October 2015. Technically Media is a local niche news organization that publishes social impact site Generocity.org and local tech news network Technical.ly.
Generocity is made of a committed group of young urbanists in the Northeast Corridor.
Tony Abraham ( @TonyAbraham / Send an email ) Tony Abraham is Technically Media's special projects reporter, where he currently edits Technical.ly's Grow PA series. He reports for both Technical.ly and Generocity and was a Philly News Award winner for Community Reporting of the Year in 2016. A proud native of Allentown, Pa., the Temple University alumnus calls Fishtown home.
Editor In Chief
Julie Zeglen ( @juliezeglen / Send an email ) Julie Zeglen is Editor of Generocity. Previous to joining the Technically Media team, she served as managing editor of Star Community Newsweekly, a hyperlocal newspaper focused on Philadelphia’s River Wards. The Temple alumna lives in West Philly.
Christopher Wink ( @christopherwink / Send an email ) Christopher Wink is the cofounder and Editorial Director of Technically Media, which publishes Generocity.org and local tech news and events network Technical.ly. In that capacity, he is a lead organizer of Philly Tech Week and Baltimore Innovation Week, among other events that bring smart people together. Previously, he worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter. He writes frequently about media and entrepreneurship on his personal blog at christopherwink.com and tweets @christopherwink. The Temple University alumnus is a bicycle commuter and resident of the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Senior Business Manager
Vincent Better ( @ / Send an email ) Vincent Better is the Senior Business Manager for Technically Media. Previous to joining the team, he served as an independent consultant and the VP of Digital Solutions at Pennlive.com, one of the leading digital properties in the state of PA. His strategy experience transcends both national brands and small, local businesses. The native of Baltimore and Temple alum also enjoys cycling and live music.
Kristy Humes ( @kristykrinks / Send an email ) Kristy Humes is the Operations Manager for Technically Media. Previously she held positions in Business Management and Operational Development for a variety of creative and technology focused organizations. Kristy is passionate about utilizing her diverse skill set to develop innovative business processes and create efficiency to enhance the experience of its members. When not color coding spreadsheets, Kristy can be found reading, concocting DIY projects and enjoying the many cultural delights Philadelphia has to offer.
Jeanette Lloyd ( @Jah_Netti / Send an email ) Jeanette Lloyd is the Marketing Manager at Technically Media where she focuses on Events Marketing, Audience Development for Editorial and Product Marketing for Sales and the Business teams. She thrives on making connections that spark. Jeanette draws experience from the corporate (Red Bull NA) and nonprofit (Media In Neighborhoods Group) worlds. Jeanette has always been involved with innovative, creative endeavors in events, music, performance, art and cinema.
Celeste Sumo ( @celesteinthecity / Send an email ) Celeste Sumo is a graduate of Temple University with a degree in American Studies and History. After college she traveled across America doing community service and volunteerism. She loves team building activities and making new friends. In her spare time, Celeste can be found hula hooping in her backyard, hanging out at the public library, and becoming the social activist she always wanted to be.
Cary Betagole ( @ / Send an email ) Cary Betagole is the Product Manager at Technically Media. Originally from Cincinnati, he is interested in how financially sustainable media can help build stronger communities.
awoj ( @anthonywoj / Send an email ) Anthony Wojciechowski joined Technically as Product Director in July 2016. In his role, Anthony leads revenue development and product strategy for the company’s media brands, with oversight of the product, marketing and client success teams. Previously, Anthony served in various leadership roles at Comcast and cofounded the media consultancy POST Digital. Anthony lives in the East Passyunk neighborhood of South Philadelphia with his two basset hound rescues. Anthony’s friends and colleagues know him as “Woj.”
Aileen Connolly ( @ / Send an email ) Aileen Connolly joined Technically Media as Business Coordinator in September 2016. She has five years of business development experience, and is passionate about forming meaningful partnerships through creative solutions. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, rooting on the Pitt Panthers and continuing her personal quest to find the best garlic knots in Philadelphia.
Cofounder and Business Director
Brian James Kirk ( @brianjameskirk
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) Brian James Kirk is Business Director and a cofounder of Technically Media, the publisher of Technical.ly and Generocity. Kirk handles sales, marketing and product development, forging new partnerships, building brand identity and coordinating events and projects. He produces the Philadelphia bike community event Bikeout
and lives in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia.