Nan O'Brien has an eclectic professional background spanning four decades. She has enjoyed time in television and film, as both talent and in talent management; screenwriting; and production, in addition to literary accomplishments. She spent many years in radio as on-air talent, hosting her own nationally-syndicated radio show, as well as performing live to sold-out audiences nationwide. Nan also spent fifteen years in law, working with law firms throughout the US on complex litigation cases.
An entrepreneur, Nan formed a boutique entertainment company, FAN Entertainment & Media, with esteemed Los Angeles sports and entertainment attorney, Frank K. Wheaton. FAN has a publishing company and a production company which focuses on presenting high profile stories in words and film to the public. Additionally, she is a published author under various pseudonyms on subjects ranging from self-help and university textbooks to high profile biographies.
Importantly, Nan feels strongly about contributing to society and using her creative talents to support social justice issues, considering herself overall as a "creative activist." She has served on numerous non-profit boards and is currently the Treasurer of the non-profit, A Soulful Heart Memorializing George Floyd, Jr., whose mission is to strengthen relationships between people from all racial communities.
Nan is tremendously honored to have co-authored The Silent Civil War - How the Murder of My Nephew George Exposed the Hidden Depths of Racism in America with Selwyn Jones, George Floyd's uncle. This seminal work looks at the history of racism in America, the impact of George's death on America's racial landscape, and provides opportunities to work together toward racial harmony. It will be released in October 2022.
Uniquely, Selwyn Jones, who is African American, and Nan O'Brien, who is Caucasian, have co-authored this book to reach the broadest, most diverse audience possible, with both authors holding the belief that the only way to bring diverse people together is to lead by example. The Silent Civil War is available for pre-order now. Pre-orders receive free shipping and an autographed copy. For more information about the book or to pre-order, please visit www.FANEntertainment.net.
Enjoy this short video showing some of Nan's career highlights from the last twenty years - and she's just getting started! Stay tuned!