How Many Jobs Can She Handle? Soledad O’Brien Is Headed To Al Jazeera America
Every time we turn around, it seems like Soledad O’Brien is announcing yet another new gig! She’s in the running for the hardest working woman in journalism, for sure.
Today we have news that she’ll be a special correspondent for Al Jazeera America, which will be coming to cable boxes near you in just a few months. America Tonight is the network’s flagship program. O’Brien will also be producing hour-long documentaries for the network The program just recently announced another new hire, Kim Bondy, also a CNN veteran.
In the past few months, O’Brien has signed on to Real Sports on HBO, as a Harvard Fellow at the university’s Graduate School of Education, and she launched her own production company, Starfish Media Group, which will continue to produce the Black In America series as well as other programming for a variety of networks.
In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, O’Brien said, “I am thrilled to be back in business with Kim Bondy, who is a longtime friend and among the finest journalists in the broadcast news business today.”