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MSNBC Correspondent

Jacob Soboroff: Biography at a Glance

  • MSNBC correspondent
  • Hosted YouTube Nation, DreamWorks Animation’s daily show, and “TakePart Live”
  • Original host and producer of “HuffPost Live”
  • Contributor for MTV’s 2012 election coverage
  • Has appeared on CNN, NPR's Weekend Edition and the PBS series “WIRED Science”
MSNBC Correspondent

Jacob Soboroff is an MSNBC correspondent.

Before joining MSNBC in 2015, he hosted Vanity Fair’s coverage of their 2015 Oscar Party, which he executive produced with Embassy Row Productions. In 2014 Jacob hosted YouTube Nation, YouTube’s daily clip show produced by DreamWorks Animation, and co-hosted TakePart Live, Pivot’s nightly news and talk show, which he also produced.

In 2013 Jacob became a founding host and producer of HuffPost Live, the streaming network of The Huffington Post. Before that he hosted a variety of projects for networks including MTV, AMC, NBC, CNN, PBS and NPR.

Jacob has been a longtime advocate of protecting the right to vote through the Why Tuesday? organization, and gave a widely-shared TED Talk about election reform. He also serves on the associates board of the education-focused nonprofit City Year Los Angeles and is a service ambassador for Points of Light.


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