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TV host Soledad O'Brien is ready to dive into 'Mysteries & Scandals'

TV host Soledad O'Brien is ready to dive into 'Mysteries & Scandals'

Veteran news anchor and reporter Soledad O’Brien is ready to do crime. The former CNN, MSNBC and Al Jazeera America host now presents Oxygen’s “Mysteries & Scandals,” a true crime series she produced. For the show, she uses her journalist skills to reexamine headline-grabbing cases, from O.J. Simpson’s Las Vegas heist to the deadly influence of Slenderman.

The series, which premieres Jan. 5, is one of many projects O’Brien’s tackled since leaving daily journalism in 2013 to start her own production company, Starfish Media. In between producing multiple forthcoming shows and shooting her weekly syndicated political talk show “Matter of Fact,” the New York-based Harvard alum spoke...

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