Journalist Soledad O'Brien to give Holy Cross talk
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Journalist Soledad O'Brien will be giving an upcoming lecture at College of the Holy Cross.
O'Brien has anchored a CNN morning show, but recently announced plans to leave and start her own production company.
She will do some documentary work for CNN along with other projects.
Holy Cross officials say O'Brien's March 19 talk will be free and open to the public.
O'Brien is an Emmy Award winner who wrote a memoir in 2010 about her career and how her upbringing influenced her experiences.
The National Association of Black Journalists named the Harvard University graduate its Journalist of the Year in 2010.
The journalist's talk is part of College of the Holy Cross' effort to mark the 40th anniversary of when it opened its doors to female students.