Heather Cross



B.A., English, University of Connecticut


  • Heather Cross lives in New York City and began covering the area in 2002.
  • Heather's New York City travel expertise has been featured on "Today in New York" and ESPN 1050.


Heather Cross moved to New York City after college and began learning the ins and outs of life in the Big Apple. Since then, she has played tour guide to numerous visitors providing first-hand knowledge about New York City and making the metropolis feel a lot less intimidating. She is a travel agent and certified New York City specialist through New York City and Company, the city's official marketing, tourism, and partnership organization.


Cross has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Connecticut.

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