Based in Brooklyn, NY
Soledad is an award-winning producer, writer, news anchor and author. CEO of Starfish Media Group. Creator of "Black in America" and "Latino in America" franchises. Reporter for HBO Real Sports and Al Jazeera America.
Soledad O’Brien is a critically acclaimed journalist and was recently named one of Newsweek Magazines "10 People who Make America Great."
As the originator of the “Black in America” and “Latino in America” documentary franchises, Soledad continues to set new standards for in-depth storytelling as the CEO of Starfish Media Group. The multi-platform media production and distribution company is dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering stories that take a challenging look at the often divisive issues of race, class, wealth, poverty and opportunity, through personal stories.
In the wake of hurricane Katrina, O'Brien and her husband, Brad, created a foundation to help disadvantaged young women get to and through college.This year they will award scholarships to 25 deserving young women. O'Brien lives in Manhattan with her husband and four children.