Jim Brady is the former executive director of the Washingtonpost.com (2004-2008) and the U.S consulting editor for The Guardian. He worked as a sportswriter at The Post from 1987 to 1995, at which time he was appointed sports editor for the newspaper’s online site. Mr. Brady went on to hold a variety of senior roles at America Online (1999-2001), including executive director of Editorial Operations and vice president of Production & Operations.
Mr. Brady came to Samara for lunch with a number of public affairs journalists, editors and producers to discuss covering politics and public affairs in a changing media environment. A written account of his talk is available here.