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Special Correspondent, Al Jazeera America and America Tonight — Al Jazeera
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I'm the CEO of Starfish Media Group. We produce docs, scripted and non scripted series, and MOWs for CNN and others. I report stories for HBO Real Sports.

Soledad O'Brien: For vets, the war comes home (Opinion) — Editor's note: Soledad O'Brien hosts "The War Comes Home" on CNN Tuesday, August 11, at 9 p.m. The former CNN anchor is CEO of Starfish Media Group and reports stories for HBO Real Sports and other media organizations. Follow her on Twitter: @soledadobrien Cameron O'Brien contributed to this article.

AARP Visits Haiti 4 Years After Earthquake Disaster — In the immediate aftermath of the quake, the donations paid for water, food, shelter, medicine, walking sticks, eyeglasses and clothing. In addition, the program supported medical consultations for more than 9,000 older people at clinics run by HelpAge's health partners, as well as the training of more than 200 home-based caregivers, who paid regular visits to 4,000 of the most frail older people in Haiti's tent camps for refugees of the disaster.

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, 86, hopes to run again — Convicted of racketeering and mail fraud in how he awarded riverboat casino contracts, Edwards has only been out of federal prison for two years. When I ask him about the statute, he tells me: "I've got people working on that." Edwards is legendary for his sharp tongue, slick wardrobe and womanizing.

The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities — O'Brien is the child of a black Cuban mother and white Australian father, and her mixed-race heritage informed every step of her personal and professional voyage, one that took her from an isolated suburban Long Island childhood to the catbird's seat at CNN's anchor desk.

Al Jazeera America Confirms Soledad O'Brien Hire — Al Jazeera America confirmed this morning it had signed former CNN star Soledad O'Brien as a "special correspondent." Additionally, O'Brien's production company, Starfish Media Group will produce hour-long documentary specials for the cable network.

Soledad O’Brien Joins 'Real Sports', Signs First-Look Deal With HBO — Soledad O'Brien, who left CNN in March, is staying in the Turner family by joining HBO's magazine Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel. Additionally, O'Brien and her production company, Starfish Media Group, have entered a first look deal with HBO fort scripted projects and long-form programming concepts.

Soledad O'Brien: 'I Can Change the Life of a Young Woman' (VIDEO) — Soledad O'Brien is making a difference in the lives of young women. Through the Soledad O'Brien and Brad Raymond Foundation, founded by O'Brien and her husband, the couple is helping young women realize their dream of going to - and finishing - college. WATCH: Sen.
Oct 21, 2014

We are ONE hour away from @RealSportsHBO ! My segment airs tonight...don't forget to tune in! 10 pm on @HBO

Oct 19, 2014

RT @jsmooth995: @anildash Until white parents take personal responsibility for teaching their children sarcasm, they'll never break the cycle of obtuseness.

Oct 16, 2014

RT @KatzOnEarth: You know there are journalists out there who know how to cover disasters, epidemics etc. You don't actually have to make up rules as you go.

Oct 15, 2014

@LolaZumbahlen I hope she can get past her addiction and get her life back. I really hope she can do it

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