About

Billy Penn is a mobile-first platform designed to connect citizens to relevant news and information about Philadelphia, and to drive civic engagement via affinity groups and events. The project — from veterans of newsrooms at the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Digital First Media, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Patriot-News, Tribune Co. and WHYY’s Newsworks — launched in October 2014.

Billy Penn is located at the Center City coworking space Pipeline Philly. Our mailing address is:

The Graham Building
30 South 15th Street
15th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102 

Billy Penn’s phone number is: (215) 821-TIPS (8477)


Staff photos by Joan Brady.