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About Tiffany

Tiffany D. Cross is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of The Beat DC, a national platform intersecting politics, policy, business, media, and people of color. With a readership comprising influencers across the country, Tiffany makes the fast moving current affairs in today’s climate digestible for the political connoisseur and novice alike. She is a sought after voice in the progressive discourse.She is a frequent guest on MSNBC, CNN and SiriusXM.


The Beat DC has quickly expanded its circulation, building a base of daily readers that includes Members of Congress and Capitol Hill staffers, current and previous administration officials, government relations professionals, activists, state and local elected officials, CEOs and C-Suite executives, funders, and voters. Founded in 2016, the platform represents the nexus of Tiffany’s unique ability to connect directly with audiences offering a thoughtful critique of policy and politics.


Tiffany’s broad experience across media and policy includes nearly two decades of navigating the nation's capital. She previously served as the DC Bureau Chief of BET News and the Liaison to the Obama Administration, for BET Networks where she covered Capitol Hill, produced political specials, and oversaw the daily operations of the news department. She cut her teeth in media at CNN where she worked as an Associate Producer covering Capitol Hill. Tiffany has also lent her expertise to numerous local, state, and federal candidates as well as issue campaigns.


Tiffany is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she left at a young age and moved to Atlanta Georgia. She attended Clark Atlanta University where she studied Mass Communications with an emphasis on radio, TV, and film. Tiffany lives in Washington, DC and is always on the search for a cozy writing hole where she can feverishly punch her laptop keys over a nice cup of tea.