Kristal Lauren High, Esq. is the Editor in Chief of Politic365. She has been a guest on Sirius/XM satellite radio shows, “The New School” and “The Mario Armstrong Show,” and was featured in the National Urban League’s “I Am Empowered” GOTV campaign.
Beyond her work with Politic365, Kristal routinely engages in research, legal analysis and strategic consultations regarding the leveraged use of the Internet to achieve enhanced digital empowerment and broadband adoption opportunities for disenfranchised communities and the nation at large, online coalition building, stakeholder outreach, political advocacy and multimedia production. Kristal is also Policy Counsel for the New Media Entrepreneurship Conference and sits on the advisory board of the National Association of Multicultural Digital Entrepreneurs.
Kristal has worked as a research analyst for the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies’ Media & Technology Institute, where she has developed a subject-matter expertise on broadband adoption patterns among minority, low-income and underserved populations.
Prior to embarking on a career in journalism, media and telecommunications, Kristal practiced employment and business litigation at LeClair Ryan, LLP and worked as a Government Relations Associate with the Charlotte Bobcats. Kristal obtained her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Davidson College, where she was inducted into the leadership fraternity Omicron Delta Kappa, and received her Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee School of Law.