Tolleah Price Named EP Of ‘Matter of Fact’
Tolleah Price, who joined the staff of Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien in January 2018 as the program’s first supervising producer, today was named its executive producer.
“We are genuinely fortunate to have someone with Tolleah’s capabilities and skillset guiding our show,” said Emerson Coleman, senior vice president, programming at Hearst Television, who is the show’s executive in charge of production. “Tolleah has been a driving force behind Matter of Fact for two seasons. From her days at NBC and CBS, she has distinguished herself through her creativity, insight and pure determination. As we grow and evolve the show, Soledad, Tolleah and the Matter of Fact team will continue to focus on delivering quality, differentiated storytelling aided by our valued station partners around the country.”
For the 2019-20 television season, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien has increased its reach from 90% to 93% of U.S. TV households. In recent months the show earned five Telly Awards, including a Gold Award for Best News Feature, and an Iris Award of Excellence from the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE).
In her new position, Price succeeds Jillian O’Brien, to whom she reported in her earlier role and who is returning to international news in a senior position outside of the U.S.