Brigida Santos is a Los Angeles based producer and investigative journalist. She currently hosts and produces “The World According to Jesse” with former Independent Governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura. The half-hour political series airs internationally Fridays at 7:30 pm Eastern on RT. Every week, Jesse and Brigida investigate, analyze and comment on important issues ignored by the mainstream media. 

Brigida also appears regularly on “America’s Lawyer” where she exposes corruption in the American justice system. The show is hosted by famed trial lawyer and “Ring of Fire” radio host, Mike Papantonio. America's Lawyer airs Wednesdays at 7 pm Eastern on RT. 

As a former news correspondent on RT America, Brigida has covered some of the biggest breaking stories including the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, 2016 Presidential elections, Trans Pacific Partnership and Porter Ranch gas leak. She has also produced in-depth investigations on the conflicts in Libya and Yemen

Before joining RT, Brigida produced and hosted “Off the Grid” with Jesse Ventura on Larry King’s independent television network Ora TV. 

She has a degree in broadcast journalism from California State University Northridge. 

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos reveal changes at the FCC that will change the media landscape as we know it. Changes include gutting anti-monopoly rules so corporations can own even more media businesses, which will make news less reliable. TYT host Jimmy Dore joins the governor to discuss how repealing net neutrality puts independent media at risk.
Via America's Lawyer: Mike Papantonio talks with Brigida Santos about how the lawyer who wrote a memo supporting Trump's appointment to the CFPB represented a predatory foreign financial company with a substantial history of sketchy debt-collection routines. To learn more about this topic, visit http://www.levinlaw.com/america-lawyer Ring of Fire needs your help!
Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the Republican Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Is the GOP tax plan really the biggest tax cut in history? Will it benefit the middle class, or only the wealthy? SiriusXM host and comedian Peter Dominick reveals why the tax plan is no laughing matter.
Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss why the head of the International Criminal Court believes the United States has committed war crimes in Afghanistan. Law professor Dan Kovalik talks about American foreign policy and whether it advances human rights abroad.

Special Report: Gaddafi, 5 years later. On October 20, 2011 Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed by opposition forces in Sirte, the very city in which he was born. His death was supposed to bring democracy to the people and save them from massacre but today, the country’s government is still divided and terrorist factions have taken over. RT Correspondent Brigida Santos investigates what went wrong in Libya, what drove NATO to intervene and what life is like for those living in the war-torn country today. 

Twenty million people in Yemen are on the brink of death due to famine and preventable disease. What began as a civil war now extends far beyond Yemen's borders. Air, land and sea blockades by Saudi Arabia and its allies, have brought an entire nation to its knees, causing the worst humanitarian crisis and cholera outbreak in modern history. Brigida Santos hosts RT America's special coverage of the neglected conflict, featuring Interviews with investigative journalist Ben Norton, Professor Sheila Carapico, immigration lawyer Julie Goldberg and Doctor Riaz Karim of Yemen's MONA Relief Organization. 

America's Lawyer: Mike Papantonio and Brigida Santos talk about how the ADHD industry is targeting adults as they try to increase their billion dollar industry. 

Mike Papantonio and Brigida Santos talk about how and why sexual predatory abuse in Hollywood went on for so long with Harvey Weinstein.

In this episode of the World according to Jesse, the governor and Brigida Santos look at one of the most prominent problems in America - police brutality. Former Baltimore police officer Michael Wood Jr. debates former Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson. 

Mike Papantonio talks with Brigida Santos about a massive investigation of US Navy corruption in Asia that featured wild parties, bribes and prostitutes, which has expanded to include more than 60 admirals. To learn more about this topic, visit http://www.levinlaw.com/america-lawyer Ring of Fire needs your help!

America's Lawyer: Mike Papantonio talks with Brigida Santos about why San Diego California has been arresting its homeless population. To learn more about this topic, visit http://www.levinlaw.com/america-lawyer Ring of Fire needs your help! Support us by becoming a monthly patron on Patreon, and help keep progressive media alive!: https://www.patreon.com/TheRingofFire Spread the word!

Mike talks with Brigida Santos about how some states are using artificial intelligence against individuals during criminal sentencing.

Brigida Santos reports from the official Bernie Sanders election night rally in Santa Monica on June 7, 2016. Sanders supporters say they aren't giving up on the presidential contender despite his loss in California and call out the mainstream media for its coverage of the election.

As virtual games and simulations improve, the line between real life and fiction will increasingly blur. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have been studying the effects of virtual reality on rats to find out how VR affects the brain's understanding of abstract concepts like space and time. RT America's Brigida Santos sits down with UCLA professor Mayank Mehta to discuss. 

Children in Fresno, California, are suffering from lead poisoning at rates nearly three times higher than children in Flint, Michigan. In Fresno, lead exposure comes from lead-based paint on old houses. RT's Brigida Santos investigates. Here is part one of her report. 

The FDA may soon approve a new leukemia treatment that genetically alters cells to fight cancer. If successful, the breakthrough therapy may hold the key to eliminating cancer altogether. RT America's Brigida Santos has the details.

Archeologists have uncovered evidence placing humans in North America 115,000 years earlier than previously thought. RT America's Brigida Santos discusses the evidence currently on display in San Diego, California, its reception by the scientific community and how it challenges our sense of early humankind. 

Last August, Redel Jones, a 30-year-old African-American woman was killed by Los Angeles police. Days after the fatal police shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, the LAPD commission will decide whether Jones' killing was justified or not, as witnesses dispute the officers' claims that Jones was coming after them with a knife. RT's Brigida Santos interviews activists from City Hall, including actors Kendrick Sampson and Charlie Carver. 

A judge has approved a $4 million settlement in the 2015 methane gas leak that forced thousands of residents to relocate from the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The settlement angered many former residents who say it doesn't allow them to seek further restitution for their losses and the costs associated with relocating. RT's Brigida Santos reports on tonight on the news with Ed Schultz. 

The gas leak that began back in October 2015 and poured 96,000 metric tons of methane into the atmosphere has since been sealed, but it still may be making Los Angeles-area residents sick. RT America's Brigida Santos reports.

A raging wildfire in San Bernardino County, California has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. The Blue Cut Fire has burned over 31 thousand acres in the region thus far. RT America's Brigida Santos has the report from San Bernardino County, where she speaks to residents and firefighters battling the blaze.

Jesse Ventura and vigilant producer Brigida Santos discuss newly leaked chapters of the Trans Pacific Partnership. According to Brigida's research, the TPP allows corporations to sue nations when policy changes negatively impact investor profits. 

Los Angeles officials have developed a $100 million plan to curb homelessness in 2016. The plan will reportedly provide permanent housing to the homeless, but critics are concerned about its timeframe and effectiveness. Andy Bales, CEO of Union Rescue Mission, discusses how the plan can help homelessness in Skid Row with RT's Brigida Santos.

The Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance that limits the belongings of the homeless to what can fit inside a large trash bin. Though a step up from the previous rule, which only allowed the homeless to keep what they could fit in their hands, critics say the new law is seeking to punish the city's homeless population. RT correspondent, Brigida Santos investigates.