Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

The below profile is for an individual who spoke at a Netroots Nation event. Their views are their own and may not represent the view of the Netroots Nation organization or its staff, volunteers or board members. Note: Speakers cannot be contacted through Netroots Nation. Please contact the individual directly through their website, email or social media.

Danielle Belton

Managing Editor
The Root

Danielle C. Belton is best known as the editor/writer of the award-winning pop culture-meets-politics blog The Black Snob. She currently works as managing editor for black news interest site The Root. She is formerly Editor-At-Large for Clutch Magazine Online, and was Head Writer for BET Networks’ NAACP Image Award nominated late night talk show, Don’t Sleep, featuring ex-CNN news anchor T.J. Holmes. As a freelance journalist, Belton has written for: The Daily Beast, Essence Magazine, The Guardian, The American Prospect, BP Magazine, The Root, The Grio, Jezebel, The Bakersfield Californian, NPR, The Huffington Post and many others. Earlier in her career, Belton is a former blogger and online campaign manager for non-profits New Security Action/Win Without War, former social media strategist for Advancement Project and was an entertainment reporter and columnist for The Bakersfield Californian.

Netroots Nation participation