CNN’s Soledad O’Brien to Speak at Hood Hargett Breakfast Club
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ — CNN Special Correspondent Soledad O’Brien will be in Charlotte Friday to speak to the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club – the region’s premier business networking group.
O’Brien covered Hurricane Katrina and the South Asian tsunami for CNN. She has reported breaking news in the war in Iraq, as well as breaking news across the United States. She also anchored major portions of CNN’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s inauguration.
Her recent projects include 2008′s Black in America and 2009′s Black in America 2 – critically acclaimed documentaries that explored the state of the black community 40 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Soledad O’Brien is one of the best journalists in her profession, and we are excited to hear her presentation,” said Jenn Snyder, executive director of Hood Hargett Breakfast Club. “Her insight into current events and the role of the news media will make this an unforgettable networking event for our members.”
More than 40 Charlotte-area businesses are members of Hood Hargett Breakfast Club. The monthly breakfast events provide an opportunity for members to network with each other and entertain clients and prospective clients. More information about attending this and other Breakfast Club events can be found at www.hoodhargettbreakfastclub.com.
About Soledad O’Brien
Soledad O’Brien is the special correspondent and anchor for CNN’s special investigations unit. She is the former co-anchor of CNN’s American Morning with Miles O’Brien. Prior to CNN, she worked for NBC News, where she anchored the network’s Weekend Today show from July 1999 until July 2003. O’Brien has received several honors, including a local Emmy for her work as a co-host on Discovery Channel’s The Know Zone.
About Hood Hargett Breakfast Club
Hood Hargett Breakfast Club is a “category exclusive” business development organization that hosts networking events throughout the year for its members and guests. The goal of these events is to provide success-minded business owners with first-class venues to entertain their clients and prospects. These opportunities to develop new business relationships, and enhance existing ones, are key to the on-going success of Hood Hargett Breakfast Club and its members. For more information, visit www.hoodhargettbreakfastclub.com.
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