In today’s world of broadcast, cable, streaming platforms, and the like, one must be smart and nimble to work across all lines. Soledad O’Brien does just that. She is a filmmaker, a journalist, a news anchor for Hearst TV, CNN, MSNBC, and NBC, and has reported for HBO Real Sports, Fox, A&E, Oxygen, Nat Geo, the PBS NewsHour, WebMD, and Al Jazeera America, among others.
Soledad O’Brien is chairwoman of Soledad O'Brien Productions a multiplatform media production company and distributor that she founded in 2013. She’s worked closely with Women Make Movies' Production Assistance Program on the film Hungry to Learn (2019) and is working on a new documentary about hunger in America. She’s produced and directed documentary one-offs and series for CNN and Al Jazeera America, including Black and Blue, The War Comes Home, Kids Behind Bars, Honored Delayed, and Heroin USA. She’s a renowned speaker, author, and now podcaster: “Very Opinionated with Soledad O’Brien.”
In this special conversation, Soledad speaks with Women Make Movies about her extraordinary life and career, what’s next, and advises on how to sustain one’s personal and work life in this rapid-fire, ever-changing world of media.
Women Make Movies is offering WIFVNE members a discounted ticket price of $15.
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Register to attend Thursday, June 17 at 12:00 pm ET / 9:00am PT