Jim Brady

Brady is the CEO of Spirited Media, which operates the mobile news platform Billy Penn in Philadelphia. Brady also served as editor-in-chief of Digital First Media, where he oversaw 75 daily newspapers, 292 non-daily publications and 341 online sites, and in multiple executive positions at AOL, including group programming director, news & sports; executive director, editorial operations; and vice president, production & operations. He oversaw AOL’s coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the 2000 presidential election. Brady helped launch and then later served as both sports editor and then executive editor of WashingtonPost.com. Prior to that he was sports editor of Digital Ink, the first new media undertaking of the Washington Post.