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The Frederick Speaker Series welcomes Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, anchor & executive producer of the weekly syndicated political show Matter of Fact, to the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Maryland, Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 7:30 PM.

Tickets start at $45 and may be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the box office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick Street. Discounts are available for students, children, military, and seniors. There is as ticketed Meet & Greet with O’Brien following the event with proceeds benefiting children’s programming at Frederick County Public Libraries.

O’Brien founded Soledad O’Brien Productions, a multi-platform media production company dedicated to telling empowering and authentic stories on a range of social issues. She anchors and produces the Hearst TV political magazine program Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien and is a correspondent for HBO Real Sports. O’Brien also co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio show and podcast, Everyday Wealth, that explores important financial decisions and how they affect our lives.

Known as a provocative, credible and smart interviewer throughout her career, Soledad has been dedicated to telling empowering and authentic stories on a range of social issues and is a thought leader whose public engagement garners wide attention with over 1.3 million Twitter followers. She has a national impact through her speeches, numerous documentaries and her presence on the op-ed pages of platforms like the New York Times and Huffington Post. O’Brien has anchored shows on CNN, MSNBC, and NBC, and reported for FOX, A&E, Oxygen, Nat Geo, the PBS NewsHour, WebMD, and Al Jazeera America, among others. O’Brien’s work has been recognized with three Emmy awards, twice with the George Foster Peabody Award, three times with the Gracie Award, which honors women in media, twice with Cine Awards for her work in documentary films and with an Alfred I. DuPont Award.

A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2021-22 season can be found at WeinbergCenter.org.