Christopher Wink is the cofounder of publishing consultancy firm Technically Media and its technology news network Technically Philly. Wink has reported for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Metro, Philadelphia CityPaper, SportsIllustrated.com and other publications. The journalist lives in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. He maintains a personal blog here and tweets from @christopherwink.

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Technically Baltimore called Maryland’s best tech blog 11.24.13 0
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In the 5th annual online voting-backed Mobbies Awards from the Baltimore Sun, which celebrates the most popular social media and online publishing in Maryland, Technically Baltimore was voted the state’s best science or technology blog.

In grabbing the honor at the event, our Baltimore reporter Andrew Zaleski took to the stage and said, “Thank you.” ….He was never much of a talker when the spotlight was on him. Thanks!

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Baltimore Innovation Week 2013 impact and attendee totals 11.7.13 0
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The second annual Baltimore Innovation Week took place during the last 10 days of September 2013.

We shared a full impact report here, which included more than 1,000 people at our Kickoff party at Penn Station Plaza, featuring the Gathering food truck association, Baltimore City Council’s first ever hearing on the innovation economy, the first people’s choice innovation awards and more than 5,500 people across 45 events and 80 partners.

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Technical.ly: a thoughtful approach to responsive local news rebranding and redesign 10.7.13 0
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Our network of local technology news sites was brought together under a single brand this March with our redesign Technical.ly.

The design was led by Tom Rose and we partnered on the WordPress development with WebDev Studios. We’re still making our way through bugs and looking toward a second phase, but we’re quite proud of this next big step forward in our work, so we wanted to share what has already come. Read my post-mortem on our old site here.

You can also find notes on a few of the smaller design elements about which I’m excited here.

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Technical.ly earns Best of Philly and Best of Baltimore nods 8.19.13 0
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We’re proud to say that our work has received kind words in both Philly and Baltimore in the same month: winning Best of city mentions in both of their respective city magazines.

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Ph.ly News Weekly: one year of sending a local journalism newsletter 5.10.13 0
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One year ago, we announced Ph.ly, a locally-minded URL shortener that was also home to an experiment: a weekly email service that promised to share the three biggest, most meaningful journalism stories in Philadelphia.

subscribersWe called it the Ph.ly/NewsWeekly and after getting a rush of some 1,500 subscribers to start, the service has slowly grown to more than 1,700 weekly subscribers.

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