Tiffany Cross & Susan Del Percio

Join media heavyweights Susan Del Percio and Tiffany D. Cross for an engaging critical analysis of national politics, policy, business, and media drawing on years of first-hand experience in the field 

Susan Del Percio is a well-known political strategist and crisis communications consultant. She is a political analyst for NBC & MSNBC and a contributor for NBC News THINK and Know Your Value. With nearly three decades of experience in the political, government, nonprofit and private sector arenas, she is a trusted advisor, helping leaders develop and execute focused strategic communications and winning crisis management campaigns. Her unique insights on government procedure, regulatory environments, and public policy is highly sought after, especially now, with public affairs, policy and media so thoroughly intertwined.

Celebrated journalist, bestselling author, and revered political analyst Tiffany D. Cross delivers every time in motivational, insightful, and thought-provoking events. A cable news veteran, Cross previously served as the D.C. Bureau Chief for BET Networks, an Associate Producer for CNN, and hosted MSNBC’s The Cross Connection. She co-founded The Beat DC, a platform that provides critical analysis of national politics, policy, business, and media, highlighting their impact on and relationship with communities of color. An influential voice in the discourse of the moment, Cross is in-demand with groups including the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., the Society of Social Work ResearchTriNetSanta Cruz NutritionalsHoward University, and more.

As celebrated communications and crisis management experts, Percio and Cross bring a nuanced understanding of political media’s current landscape to every audience.  

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Tiffany D. Cross

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  • Journalist and Former Host, MSNBC's 'The Cross Connection'
  • Bestselling Author of 'Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy'
  • Resident Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics
  • Former DC Bureau Chief, BET News and Liaison to the Obama Administration, BET Networks

Celebrated journalist, bestselling author, and revered political analyst Tiffany D. Cross delivers every time in motivational, insightful, and thought-provoking events. She is the current co-host of iHeart Media’s Native Land Pod, which debuted in 2024 on Apple as the number one downloaded podcast in America across all categories. Cross also hosts ACross Generations, a broadcast show and podcast with Will Packer Productions and iHeart Media, where she focuses on a variety of topics from a multigenerational perspective. Cross previously hosted The Cross Connection on MSNBC, averaging 4.6M viewers a month. She is a longtime cultural commentator, having previously served as the D.C. Bureau Chief for BET Networks, an Associate Producer for CNN, and freelancer. She is also the founder of The Beat DC, a platform that provides critical analysis of national politics, policy, business, and media, highlighting their impact on and relationship with communities of color. An influential voice in the discourse of the moment, Cross is in-demand with groups including the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., the Society of Social Work Research, TriNet, Santa Cruz Nutritionals, Howard University, and more.

A 2020 Resident Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics, Tiffany has spent time on the campaign trail covering and working on numerous local, state, and federal campaigns. She is the bestselling author of Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy, which Kirkus Reviews hailed as “a compelling exploration of how Black voters have the power to shape the country's future.” Cross regularly receives stellar feedback for her events, such as: ”Tiffany was superb. A joy to work with, engaging and fully invested in making the event a stand-out” (Robert Toigo Foundation Annual Gala) and ”The event was absolutely wonderful and well received! Tiffany Cross was outstanding and prolific.” (Society for Social Work Research)

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Susan Del Percio

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  • Political Analyst for NBC & MSNBC
  • Political Strategist and Crisis Communications Consultant

Susan Del Percio is a well-known political strategist and crisis communications consultant.  She is a political analyst for NBC & MSNBC and a contributor for NBC News THINK and Know Your Value.

With nearly 30 years of experience in the political, government, nonprofit and private sector arenas, she is a trusted advisor, helping leaders develop and execute focused strategic communications and winning crisis management campaigns.

Her unique insights on government procedure, regulatory environments and public policy is highly sought after, especially now, with public affairs, policy and media so thoroughly intertwined.

Appointed as a Special Advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2014, she initiated and implemented communication strategies, and advised and developed policy initiatives. Susan also served as Deputy Commissioner in the Giuliani Administration (1995-2001) prior to founding her firm in 2001.

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Biography

Tiffany D. Cross's Biography

Tiffany D. Cross is a highly sought after enthusiastic journalist, TV host, podcast host, author, and speaker. 

She is the current co-host of iHeart Media’s Native Land Pod, which debuted in 2024 on Apple as the number one downloaded podcast in America across all categories, where she breaks down news and culture of the week.  Tiffany also hosts ACross Generations, a broadcast show and podcast with Will Packer Productions and iHeart Media, where she focuses on a variety of topics from a multigenerational perspective (launching in March 2024). Tiffany previously hosted The Cross Connection on MSNBC where she averaged 4.6 million viewers a month. 

A 2020 fellow of Harvard’s Institute of Politics, Tiffany has spent more than 20 years navigating politics, media, labor, all communities of color, and the private sector. She harnessed her decades of experience in the release of her first best selling book, Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy. Tiffany splits her time between Washington, DC and New York City.

Susan Del Percio's Biography

Susan Del Percio is a well-known political strategist and crisis communications consultant.  She is a political analyst for NBC & MSNBC and a contributor for NBC News THINK and Know Your Value.

With nearly 30 years of experience in the political, government, nonprofit and private sector arenas, she is a trusted advisor, helping leaders develop and execute focused strategic communications and winning crisis management campaigns.

Her unique insights on government procedure, regulatory environments and public policy is highly sought after, especially now, with public affairs, policy and media so thoroughly intertwined.

Appointed as a Special Advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2014, she initiated and implemented communication strategies, and advised and developed policy initiatives. Susan also served as Deputy Commissioner in the Giuliani Administration (1995-2001) prior to founding her firm in 2001.

Susan received both her Bachelor and Master's degrees from Emerson College, where she has served as a Distinguished Lecturer.