Brady Swenson

Director of Technology

Brady was the director of technology for Rewire.News, where he was primarily responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the organization’s technology strategy and assets, including the website. Brady helped Rewire.News grow from a small blog into an influential independent media outlet.

Previously, Brady had been designing and developing on the web for more than 15 years. While still in college, he designed and developed an award-winning website for then-Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius’ Kansas Insurance Department that included one of the first online applications for consumers to compare insurance premiums. He later managed search engine optimization and a large online advertising budget for an e-commerce company that became listed as an Inc. 500 fastest growing private business in America.

After graduating from the University of Kansas with a degree in English Literature he served for two years in the Peace Corps as an English and reading teacher and a community developer on the island of Leguan off the coast of Guyana. Brady now lives and works at home in Lawrence, Kansas.


Where Are the Women?

Today on Capitol Hill, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform assembled a panel to discuss the birth control mandate in President Obama's Affordable Care Act. The panel consisted of eight male anti-choice, anti-contraception religious leaders and one female anti-choice witness. None had health credentials.