Ken Babby, a native of Potomac, Maryland, opened a new era of Jacksonville baseball by becoming Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Jacksonville's Minor League Baseball club in September 2015. Building on Jacksonville's baseball tradition, he introduced the team's new identity as the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp on Nov. 2, 2016.
In this episode of Completely Booked, Ken explains the vision and process of the name change and what he hopes to bring to the Jacksonville community. He discusses his career at the Washington Post; starting as an intern and rising to the position of Vice President of Advertising, and most recently, Chief Revenue Officer of Washington Post Media and General Manager of Washington Post Digital.
The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Baseball 2019 season starts April 4, and you can purchase tickets on their website or at the box office at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.