Belton is best known as the editor/writer of the pop culture-meets-politics blog The Black Snob. Blacksnob.com has a readership spanning political junkies, journalists, fellow bloggers, political pundits, authors, academics, legislators and political strategists. The Black Snob has earned both critical acclaim, appearing in Time Magazine, The New York Times, The Observer (UK), The Daily Beast, Essence Magazine, The Associated Press, The American Prospect, as well as appearing on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, PBS, Good Morning America, HLN, ABC’s Nightline, Al Jazeera English and Russia Today. As a commentator, Belton is currently a regular contributor to NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin. She formerly contributed to PBS' To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe and CNN Sundays, as well as NPR’s News and Notes with Farai Chideya.
Belton is currently Editor-At-Large for Clutch Magazine Online, and is the former head writer for BET Networks’ late night news program Don’t Sleep, with former CNN news anchor T.J. Holmes.