About Matt Petronzio

Matt Petronzio is the editorial director at Global Citizen, where he leads the editorial team and strategy from the NYC headquarters. He previously worked as the Social Good Editor at Mashable, establishing the core coverage areas of social impact, activism, identities, and world-changing innovation. He has spoken about social change at a number of events, including the United Nations Summer Academy, Social Good Summit, and Media for Social Impact Summit. Matt also holds an MFA in poetry.

Stories

  1. Article: 'Powering the Movement': A Global Citizen Podcast About Young Activists Fighting Extreme Poverty

    'Powering the Movement': A Global Citizen Podcast About Young Activists Fighting Extreme Poverty

    By Matt Petronzio|Dec. 9, 2019

    Meet the young leaders and activists changing the world, one community at a time. Read more

  2. Article: Jacinda Ardern Wants to Make New Zealand the 'Best Place in the World to Be a Child'

    Jacinda Ardern Wants to Make New Zealand the 'Best Place in the World to Be a Child'

    By Matt Petronzio|Sept. 23, 2018

    "If you ask me why I’m in politics, my answer will be simple: children." Read more

  3. Article: Trevor Noah, Kacey Musgraves, Dave Chappelle, Nomzamo Mbatha to Join Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in South Africa

    Trevor Noah, Kacey Musgraves, Dave Chappelle, Nomzamo Mbatha to Join Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in South Africa

    By Matt Petronzio|Aug. 21, 2018

    Honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela, as part of the biggest campaign to end extreme poverty. Read more

  4. Article: Here's Who Is Playing Global Citizen Festival 2018 in New York City

    Here's Who Is Playing Global Citizen Festival 2018 in New York City

    By Matt Petronzio|Aug. 7, 2018

    The seventh-annual event will inspire real action — and feature incredible performances. Read more