Founded by Soledad O'Brien, we are an integrated media production company and distributor dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering untold stories that take a challenging look at often divisive issues of race, class, wealth, opportunity, poverty and personal stories.


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


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."