Soledad O’Brien is an award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor, and producer. At the forefront of the biggest breaking news stories of the past two decades, O’Brien is one of the most sought-after journalists and on-camera personalities today.

Starfish Media Group is a multi-platform media production and distribution company, dedicated to uncovering and investigating empowering stories that look at the often divisive issues of race, class, wealth, poverty, and opportunity through personal narratives.

What We Do

Character-driven cinematic storytelling


SMG produces character-driven, experiential documentaries that illuminate the challenging issues facing people today. We focus on diverse characters with powerful stories that are interwoven into complex social issues that are often overlooked or avoided.


SMG partners with some of the world’s leading brands, agencies, non-profit groups, and organizations to produce non-fiction programming, profiles, and stories with powerful messages that resonate with global audiences across multiple platforms.

Reporting & Hosting

Soledad hosts "Matter of Fact" on Hearst networks, and Oxygen's "Mysteries and Scandals." 



Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?

Soledad and Ice-T led an investiagtion into the murders of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. for FOX

Mysteries & Scandals

Airing Jan 5, 2018 on Oxygen, 13-episode true crime series explores infamous and notorious crimes, murders, and scandals that shook the nation.

Matter of Fact

Soledad's weekly political magazine show is  syndicated on Hearst networks.


HBO Real Sports

Soledad renewed for 3 more years with Bryant Gumbel's HBO "Real Sports."

PBS Newshour

As Contributing Editor, Soledad O'Brien reports in-depth, news magazine pieces. 


Babies Behind Bars

In America, 1 in 15 women enter prison pregnant. This feature documentary follows mothers in the Washington Correction Center for women, where inmates are able to live with their newborn for up to two years.