I'm the CEO of Starfish Media Group. I report for @PBS @CNN @HBO @CBS @Worthmag @webMD and others. Mom. Horse Lover. Wine Drinker. Rabid Tweeter.

Rising Son - Worth

worth.com — Tim Williamson was born and bred in New Orleans, but after he received his Bachelor's in business from Tulane in 1987, the city didn't offer enough opportunities for a young would-be entrepreneur like him to stay home. Instead, he joined the management training program at Drexel Burnham Lambert in New York, then went to Bear Stearns in Boston.

Soledad O’Brien - Worth

worth.com — Soledad O'Brien is an award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer. In June 2013, O'Brien launched Starfish Media Group, a multi-platform media production and distribution company, dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering stories that take a challenging look at the often divisive issues of race, class, wealth,

What We Can Do When the War Comes Home

huffingtonpost.com — Delon Beckett is wasted while our cameras are rolling on him. He is tripping around his living room drunk while his three-year-old daughter, Jayla, tries to wrestle. She hits his groin so he pushes her away, then he makes for the staircase.

Soledad O'Brien: #Blacklivesfade on 2016 trail

usatoday.com — The campaign is mostly about angry whites instead of grave police mistreatment of minorities. The Justice Department issued a scathing report on Ferguson, Mo. a year ago, confirming to the broader public what many blacks and Latinos had been saying for years: that the criminal justice system is rigged against them, sometimes with deadly results.

Soledad O'Brien on #OscarsSoWhite

hollywoodreporter.com — In my experience, diversity doesn't just "happen." It has to be very intentional. People have to have a genuine desire to make a change. It's hard to tell what's going to happen this time around. There are some bright signs, including the fledgling efforts off the Oscars.

International Women's Day Forum 2016

uschamberfoundation.org — On March 7 and 8, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center and United Nations Office for Partnerships will host the 6 th Annual International Women's Day Forum. The event will convene public and private sector leaders to explore inclusive solutions that create opportunities for women and girls around the world.

What Howard Buffett Does in Africa

worth.com — For hours I travel on roads with potholes big as craters deep into the Democratic Republic of Congo, then walk uphill through the dirt. This is a beautiful country, but poverty, corruption and civil war have left it lacking essential services like roads.

Race in America - Q Ideas

qideas.org — We all have felt the temperature rise over the last few months around the topic of race in America. As we are experiencing a once in a generation moment, how can we think well and commit to being a part of the solution that brings reconciliation and healing for all?

American Graduate Day: Closing the education gap

cnn.com — When I became a journalist, I began to meet so many young women who didn't have that kind of support in their lives -- like Tierra Moore, a wonderfully gifted young woman from California who was on the verge of dropping out of UCLA.

2015 Corporate Citizenship Conference

uschamberfoundation.org — Register Here! Connect the Dots: How Businesses Solve Global Challenges Locally The world has many multifaceted challenges that require complex solutions. This is no easy task. No cure-all or one-size-fits-all solution exists, but there are innovations, partnerships, and strategies that create a lasting impact for communities around the world.
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Jul 29, 2016

Happy Birthday to Elizabeth Dole! If you don't know of the great work of the @DoleFoundation (focusing on caregivers) check it out!

Jul 29, 2016

I live in New York City. I haven't counted them, but it seems to me that a lot of minorities live there.  https://twitter.com/karlcarter2015/status/758948389404876801 

Jul 29, 2016

RT @BlackPhysicists: @mi_sci @DocTscigirl Let's get the horse, a horse enthusiast like @soledadobrien + @detroitzoo & do physics all day ht…

Jul 28, 2016

RT @donallogue: it's good to see a tweet with my old friend, soledad, and new brother, jw @ServiceNEnds @jwcortes @soledadobrien @TIME


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