Philly.com, the most popular news web site in Philadelphia, announced that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will join "The New Voices."
Governor Corbett, a life-long Pennsylvania resident, served as Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney, Chair of the Pennsylvania Commission of Crime and Delinquency and Pennsylvania Attorney General before becoming the 46th Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2011. Throughout his career in public service, Corbett has served as an advisor to Governors and Presidents.
Governor Corbett's participation in "The New Voices" platform of Philly.com's notable contributors will be available in the form of photo essays, videos and columns, highlighting the Governor's perspective in addressing state issues of importance to Philadelphians.
"Philadelphians will be excited to receive the latest policy news from Harrisburg, directly from their Governor," said Robert J. Hall, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher, Interstate General Media, parent company of Philly.com. "Governor Corbett's contributions to Philly.com will not only deliver answers and insight to the latest political news in the Keystone State, but our readers will also become acquainted with the Governor through interesting essays and photos, providing a unique perspective of governing at the State Capitol."
"I am happy to be a part of Philly.com's new platform, and allow Pennsylvanians to hear about some of the important issues facing the commonwealth," said Governor Tom Corbett.
"The New Voices" is a platform that debuted on Philly.com in January 2013 featuring notable national and local leaders addressing a wide and diverse range of topics.
"Our goal, at Philly.com is to reach across the full breadth of our region's ideas, its people and their lives," said Steve Alessi, Vice President, Digital Advertising and General Manager of Philly.com. "Relevance and reach can be overused terms, but 'The New Voices' continues to reflect our desire to transform and deepen the traditional relationship between a media company and its community."
With between 7.5 and 9 million monthly visitors, Philly.com is the most popular news web site in the Philadelphia region. It features stories from The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and a wide array of original content.