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’s mailing address is:

1429 Walnut Street
Suite 1201
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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


Staff photos by Joan Brady.