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Tammy Haddad is the founder and CEO of Haddad Media, a Washington multimedia production and communications consulting company whose clients include some of the world’s top media companies, technology disruptors, innovative startups, and nonprofit organizations. A veteran television executive, Haddad served as the former VP of Washington for MSNBC and CNN, and also political director of MSNBC. She was executive producer of Hardball with Chris Matthews, Larry King Live, and senior broadcast producer of the TODAY Show and The Late Late Show.

Haddad collaborates with filmmakers and writers to connect them to principals, locations, and historical events, while advising on content and research in order to accurately portray how politics is done in Washington. Projects include HBO’s All the Way starring Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Confirmation starring Kerry Washington as Anita Hill, and Trumbo. Haddad is a consultant on the HBO series Veep and has worked on HBO’s The Brink and AMC’s Turn. She has partnered with the writers from the animated series, Our Cartoon President, the Veep writers and the White House Correspondents Association for White House Correspondents Dinner videos.

Haddad is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of, the White House Correspondents Weekend Insider website covering the political, power, and media cultures of Washington, D.C. Haddad currently hosts the "Washington Insider" podcast, and was a co-host of Bloomberg’s “Masters in Politics” Podcast.

Founded in 2007, Haddad Media’s clients include Bloomberg, Politico, HBO, AMC, The Washington Post, The Week, and National Journal. Haddad Media technology clients include Google, Uber, SAP, Amazon, and Zignal Labs. Haddad Media provides customized strategies and creative programming opportunities, bridging political, business, technology, non-profit, and entertainment leaders around topics of public interest: politics, economics, world affairs, and emerging cultural trends.

As a longtime political producer, Haddad leads many events centered around the White House Correspondents’ Weekend including hosting the annual Garden Brunch. She is the director of engagement for Dog Tag Bakery, an educational program for disabled veterans and spouse, a member of the International Neighbors Club and the founder of the Washington Women Technology Network. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and sits on the Board of Trustees for The University of Pittsburgh.

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