Soledad O'Brien left
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According to the Associated Press, O'Brien's first story for the show is due this month and will concern war veterans using martial arts to cope with post traumatic stress disorder.
Besides her reporting skills being used on "Real Sports," O'Brien's got an overall development deal with the channel through her production company, Starfish Media Group. That means she will be developing scripted and long-form concepts for the channel. She will continue to deliver documentaries in the "Black in America" series for CNN.
Before her joining "Real Sports," O'Brien had been with CNN for nearly 10 years, joining the morning program "American Morning" in July 2003.