Soledad O’Brien, Award-winning Journalist, Author and Philanthropist to Take Nicsa Stage at GMM

By Nicsa posted 09-21-2020 02:38 PM


Nicsa members will have the opportunity to hear the unique perspective of award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and host of the weekly syndicated political show, Matter of Fact, during the 2020 General Membership Meeting on October 9.

Soledad O’Brien is CEO of Soledad O’Brien Productions, a multi-platform media product company dedicated to telling empowering and authentic stories on a range of social issues and a thought leader whose public engagement garners wide attention. 

O’Brien has had national impact with her books and speeches, and her presence on the nation’s op-ed pages and social media. During her career, O’Brien has anchored shows on CNN, MSNBC and NBC, and hosted projects for Fox and A&E. She created the In America documentary series Black in America and Latino in America. She also recently hosted American Injustice, a BET Town Hall on the future of criminal justice reform, as well as the A&E special Shining a Light: Conversations on Race in America.

She was named on People Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in 2001 and was on People en Español′s 50 Most Beautiful list in 2004. She was named to Irish American Magazine’s "Top 100 Irish Americans" on two occasions, and was on Black Enterprise Magazine’s 2005 Hot List. Also in 2005, she was awarded Groundbreaking Latina of the Year by Catalina Magazine. In 2006 she was featured in the Newsweek cover story "15 People Who Make America Great". She is the author of two books, her critically acclaimed memoir The Next Big Story and Latino in America.

O’Brien will share her insights with the Nicsa membership at the General Membership Meeting. On stage, she will discuss her commitment to introducing the under-voiced into the national conversation. As Soledad reflects on her goal to bring the news above the noise created by the traditional media cycle, she will offer a renewed outlook on the issues and dialogue that matter most.

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