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?

FOX will explore the still-unsolved murders of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G., led by Soledad and Ice-T, airing Sep 24th.

Mysteries & Scandals

True crime docu-series coming to Oxygen network early 2018

Matter of Fact

Weekly political magazine show.   Syndicated on Hearst networks.


HBO Real Sports

Soledad renewed for 3 more years with Bryant Gumble'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.