Anthony has over 15 years experience as a technologist for companies such as Newmark Knight-Frank, Merrill Lynch, Bristol Myers-Squibb and currently Reuters Media.
Anthony has held various technology positions from hands on development for client server and web based applications to managing development teams and product management.
Anthony is the Reuters.com Social Media Editor, integrating the “ambient wire” that exists on social networks, where news now breaks before anywhere else, into Reuters platforms. As part of his mission, he helps Reuters journalists and editors use social media tools to monitor news, report news, and find leads.
Previously, Anthony was the Reuters API Product Manager working on strategic partnerships in print, online and broadcast media. Reuters Media is developing the next generation of media publishing, aggregation and management tools.
Anthony co-founded Neighborhoodr.com with Richard Blakeley. Neighborhoodr is the first and only hyperlocal blog network to leverage the tumblr platform, allowing anyone to find out and share what is happening in their distinct neighborhood.
Anthony has contributed his writing to Reuters, Gawker, Mediaite, BrandChannel and IFC.
Anthony consulted for Vox Media from 2011 to 2013, running the SB Nation Tumblr. SB Nation is the largest and fastest-growing network of fan-centric online sports communities, founded by Jerome Armstrong, Tyler Bleszinski and Markos Moulitsas Zuniga (the creator of Daily Kos) and led by former AOL programming chief Jim Bankoff. SB Nation is backed by mid-seven-figure funding led by Accel Partners.
He was formerly the editor in chief of GiantsFootballBlog.com, part of the SportsNet New York blog network from 2007 to 2009. SportsNet New York (SNY) is a New York City-based regional sports cable network which airs in the New York metro area and all of New York state, and nationwide via satellite. It is owned jointly by the New York Mets, Time Warner Cable, and Comcast.
Anthony founded HotFootBlog.com in 2006 where he manages a team of writers covering the New York Mets. Prior to Hot Foot, Anthony was a contributing writer for MetsBlog.com, one of the most highly trafficked sports sites on the web, drawing over 3 million visitors a month.
The New York Times declared him “The undisputed King of Tumblr” based on soupsoup.tumblr.com which according to Compete is in the top 25 of over 2.3 million tumblogs and among the top 200 blogs in the world listed on Technorati. Mashable named it one of the best tumblrs of 2008. On Feb 23, 2010, it cracked the Technorati Top 100. Soup was recently cited as a reliable source for news on ABC World News. NBC New York chose him as one of the top 20 people to follow on Twitter.
Jon Stewart recently cited “Soup” on an episode of The Daily Show.