Kathleen Brady is also the author of Ida Tarbell: Portrait of a Muckraker. In recognition of this work she was named a Fellow of the Society of American Historians. She was featured on the American Masters PBS special on Lucille Ball and she narrated the first installment of the PBS series "The Prize." She also appears on the A&E Biography of the Rockefeller family and has discussed her work on NPR. The 1994 ABC-TV movie, A Passion for Justice, starring Jane Seymour, was based on Brady's research into the life of Mississippi journalist and civil rights activist Hazel Brannon Smith. Brady has contributed opinion pieces about New York City to Newsday and Our Town. Her topics included New York City's flawed bid for the 2012 Olympics, corporate and state hostility toward Gotham's work force, plus shenanigans that compromise the city's electoral clout. Her essay on the city's emergency command center appeared in the anthology America's Mayor: The Hidden History of Rudy Giuliani's New York. Brady was Director of Communications for NYC Employment & Training Coalition. She managed the start-up and reported, wrote, edited, and published the electronic newsletter Workforce Weekly, eight pages of labor market and employment news on city, state, and federal levels. She is the former co-director of the Biography Seminar at New York University and is a former reporter for Time magazine.