Soledad O'Brien

CEO
Starfish Media Group

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Soledad O’Brien, an award-winning journalist, speaker, author and philanthropist, is founder and CEO of the Starfish Media Group. She anchors and produces the Hearst Television political magazine program “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien.” She also reports for HBO Real Sports and has authored two books. She has anchored or reported for all three networks, Fox and Oxygen, MSNBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, A&E, Nat Geo, the PBS NewsHour, and WebMD. She was won numerous awards, including three Emmys, the George Peabody award, an Alfred I DuPont prize and the Gracie. Newsweek Magazine named her one of the “15 People Who Make America Great.” With her husband, she is founder of the PowHERful Foundation that helps young women get to and through college. Follow her on Twitter: @soledadobrien

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