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Tony Romeo is a prominent journalist in Pennsylvania, working for KYW (AM), where he is the Harrisburg bureau chief.
Romeo attended Penn State Harrisburg. While a college student, he covered the Three Mile Island accident for WSBA (AM) in York, Pennsylvania.
He later worked as a television reporter in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and as news director for radio stations in White Plains, New York.
In 1987, Romeo was reporting the press conference where Pennsylvania Treasurer Budd Dwyer committed suicide, causing him to develop depression and to retire from news reporting for a period.Of witnessing the suicide, he later revealed that it "was the emotional equivalent of physical shock. You just go on automatic pilot--you have a job to do." but that he felt the effects a week later when "I was a snowball down a hill of bad thoughts." He related that "for years after when someone would hold a press conference and not be clear about what it was about, I would get a hinky feeling."
Romeo was hired by KYW (AM) in 1990 and was assigned to the post of Harrisburg bureau chief in 1993. In 1994, he was assigned to be the Philadelphia City Hall bureau chief.
In 1995, in reference to the disambiguation of his name, Romeo wrote an obituary for the namesake American songwriter Tony Romeo in the Philadelphia City Paper.
When Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell was elected in the 2002 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, Romeo transferred back to Harrisburg for his second stint as bureau chief.He also contributes content to KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh and KYW TV in Philadelphia. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents' Association (Pennsylvania Capitol Reporters).
In 2005, he was named one of "Pennsylvania's Most Influential Reporters" by the Pennsylvania political news website PoliticsPA.
In 2010, along with Paul Kurtz and John McDevitt, Romeo was the recipient of the Philadelphia Press Association's Radio Enterprise Award.
Robert Budd Dwyer was an American politician who served as the 30th State Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He served from 1965 to 1971 as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and from 1971 to 1981 as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate representing the state's 50th district. Dwyer then served as the 30th Treasurer of Pennsylvania from January 20, 1981, to January 22, 1987, when he committed suicide during a live press conference.
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John H. Estey is a now-disbarred attorney who served as chief of staff to Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell from 2003 until 2007. He served as interim president of the Milton Hershey School for the 2013–2014 school year and currently serves as executive vice president – administration at Hershey Trust Company, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Before joining Hershey Trust Company, Estey was a partner at Ballard Spahr LLP in Philadelphia, where he was a co-chair of the Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs Group. He has served as the chairman of the board of commissioners of the Delaware River Port Authority and as chairman of the board of directors of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority He serves as chairman of board of directors of the Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia, and is a member of the boards of directors of the Gettysburg Foundation and the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation.
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