O’Brien left CNN and formed his company called Miles O’Brien Productions, LLC in Washington, DC. It was an independent company which created stories for numerous outlets such as PBS, Discovery Science, Spaceflightnow.com, National Science Foundation and corporate clients. "Blueprint America" was one of his most appreciated and highly rated work for PBS that dealt with rebuilding American. It was rumored that he was fired from CNN.
When Julian finally prevails upon Jadzia to try out his Númenor-themed holosuite program, she's not expecting to find a new hookup buddy. Fortunately for her, Tar-Míriel is lonely, horny, and more than willing.
O’Brien went to Georgetown University and graduated from there in History subject. He was offered his first broadcasting position with WRC-TV in Washington, DC in the year 1982. He later worked as a reporter and an anchor at TV stations in Boston, Massachusetts; Florida; Albany, New York; Tampa, and St. Joseph, Missouri. He started working for CNN in 1992.
Miles Edward O'Brien is a character in the Star Trek franchise, portrayed by actor Colm Meaney. O'Brien appears occasionally in all seven seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation and is a main cast member of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. O'Brien was originally the transporter chief of the USS Enterprise-D. He was later promoted to chief of operations of Deep Space Nine. Being portrayed in 225 episodes overall, O'Brien is the Star Trek character with the second most appearances in the Star Trek franchise, second only to Worf (Michael Dorn).
Miles is open to crafting custom speeches in the areas of space, aviation, science, technology, media & journalism. Please inquire if you have a specific topic you would like to have him speak on. Some ideas for custom-tailored talks that he’s given in the past include:
Still, it’s safe to say that whatever Miles is doing, he’d rather be flying. An avid aviator, he’s logged over 2,500 hours of flight time and looks forward to returning to the skies on his own soon.
O’Brien’s experience and background in the fast-paced world of television news -coupled with his passion and knowledge about space, aviation, science and the need to improve STEM education in the United States – make him a perfect master of ceremonies or moderator for meetings or galas that focus on science and technology policy. He is used to thinking on his feet and can make your meeting more memorable.
In February of 2014, a heavy equipment case fell on his forearm while he was on assignment. He developed Acute Compartment Syndrome, which necessitated the emergency amputation of his left arm above the elbow.
O’Brien shot and wrote a one-hour documentary on the process of readying a space shuttle for a flight which was called "Terminal Count: What it Takes to Make the Space Shuttle Fly," in 2000, which was aired in May 2001. He was also the producer of the documentary.
After Garak is especially perplexing one lunch, Julian endeavors to find out more about Cardassian mating habits.
In 2016, ScreenRant rated Miles O'Brien as the 20th best character in Star Trek overall as presented in television and film up to that time, highlighting the character's role in episodes such as "Hard Time", "Tribunal", "The Wounded", and "Time’s Orphan".
Since then he’s produced and directed independent science documentaries for NOVA, been a correspondent for PBS documentary series FRONTLINE and produced the Science Nation series for the National Science Foundation. And, not surprisingly, he’s picked up a few awards along the way including several Emmys, a Peabody, and a DuPont for his coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
There were also rumors about him being gay, but it was proved false later. He loves swimming, Mountain biking, Carpentry, sailing, scuba diving and waterskiing in his free time. His salary has not been disclosed in media till date.
Meaney portrayed Miles O'Brien in The Next Generation and reprised the role in Deep Space Nine. Lower Decks also featured a reference to O'Brien, calling him "The most important man in Starfleet history."
After years of negotiations, NASA had signed an agreement with CNN that, to make O’Brien the first journalist to fly on a space shuttle. O’Brien then followed with the investigation and successful return to flight.
In interviews, Colm Meany has praised the writing of the character, and noted "there was a terrific kind of humanity in O'Brien".
In February 2014 a sad incident took place which left him injured when a filled with television equipment fell on his left forearm. It caused acute compartment syndrome which resulted in the amputation of his left arm above the elbow.