Friday, April 15, 2011
She spoke on how diversity operates both on TV and in our own lives. O’Brien took questions from the audience about how she got started in the business, how she has seen CNN evolve and touched on each of her documentaries.
O’Brien has been in television news for 24 years now and has anchored programs for NBC, MSNBC and CNN. Her focus the past few years has been on both covering big stories on location - such as, Hurricane Katrina, the tsunami in Thailand and the events in Japan - and hosting CNN documentaries for the "In America" series.
She is a graduate of Harvard University and currently lives in Manhattan with her husband and four children.