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Soledad O’Brien’s Special Guest at Miami Book Signing

Last week we told you about Soledad O’Brien kicking off her national book tour for The Next Big Story. Well, look who she ran into — or rather, look who ran into her –  in Miami.

So who is this?

That’s Frank Allocca, father of former TVNewser editor Kevin Allocca. Kevin interviewed Soledad in August for our MediaBeat web show, and Frank, a South Floridian, couldn’t resist stopping by to get his own autographed copy of The Next Big Story and a picture with the author. Well played Mr. A.

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