Soledad O'Brien

Award Winning Journalist and News Anchor, CEO

SO’B Productions

Soledad O’Brien is an award-winning documentarian, journalist, speaker, author, and philanthropist, and founder of Soledad O’Brien Productions, a media production company dedicated to telling empowering and authentic stories on a range of social issues. She anchors and produces "Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien," a Hearst political magazine program seen in 95% of the country. She is a correspondent for HBO Real Sports and was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of fame in May 2023.  Soledad has a national impact through her podcasts, social media, speeches and books, including her critically acclaimed memoir “The Next Big Story” and her 1.3 million followers on X. She gave Congressional testimony on media disinformation during the pandemic. She has anchored shows and specials on CNN, MSNBC and NBC’s Today Show, Nat Geo, BET, ABC, and CBS. Her most recent projects include her top-rated IHeart podcast “Who Killed JFK” with Rob Reiner and her documentary “The End of Affirmative Action which streamed on CBS, Paramount + and You Tube. She is Executive Producer of  the Peabody-Award winning documentary, “The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and streams on Peacock, and the multi-part series “Black and Missing”, which won the Independent Spirit and NAACP awards and streams on HBO. Soledad O’ Brien Productions has also produced documentaries for Discovery Plus, CNN, BET, PBS, and others.