Soledad O'Brien is an award-winning journalist, news anchor, documentary producer and television personality. In June 2013, she launched Starfish Media Group, a media production and distribution company that produces empowering stories about the often-divisive issues of race, class, wealth, poverty and opportunity.
Earlier in her career, O’Brien co-anchored NBC’s Weekend Today and contributed to segments on TODAY and the Nightly News. After transitioning to CNN in 2003, she was the face of its morning news shows for many years.
Prestigious awards have honored O'Brien's coverage of Hurricane Katrina, the BP Gulf Coast oil spill and orphanages in post-earthquake Haiti. She originated the successful Black in America and Latino in America documentary series for CNN, which she now produces through Starfish Media Group. O’Brien is also a member of the Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel team on HBO.