Stevian Simmonds

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

Jamaica Needs $US3-billion To Implement Efficient Water Systems

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Pearnel Charles Junior, says it will cost over $US3 billion to implement efficient water...

PNP’s Venesha Phillips Sure Vote-Buying Occurred During PNP Presidential Elections

People’s National Party, PNP, caretaker for St Andrew Eastern, Venesha Phillips, says she’s sure vote-buying occurred during the party’s recently...

Jamaica Must Build Resilience in New Climate Era – Climate Scientist, Prof. Michael Taylor

Climate Scientist, Professor Michael Taylor, says Jamaica needs more resilient water infrastructure to respond to what he calls the new climate era, spawned by climate...

NWC Chairman Calls For Water Harvesting Legislation

Chairman of the National Water Commission, NWC, Aubyn Hill, is calling for legislation to force developers to prioritize water harvesting. He made the call while...

Social Intervention Measures Have Little Impact On Violence-plagued Communities – CAPRI

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CAPRI, says research suggests that social intervention measures have little impact on violence-plagued communities in Jamaica....

GOJ Sets Up Bank Account To Assist Bahamas Post-Dorian

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government of Jamaica has set up a National Commercial Bank, NCB account to assist the people of the Bahamas post-Hurricane...

Road Safety Council Vice-Chairman Wants More Funding For Public Education Campaigns

Vice-Chairman of the National Road Safety Council, NRSC, Dr Lucien Jones, is raising concerns about the limited funding that’s hampering the council’s...

Intellectually Dishonest: Chang Chastises SOE Critics

National Security Minister, Dr Horace Chang, is labeling as intellectually dishonest, persons who’re raising concerns about the efficacy of the State of Public...

Political Commentators Say Phillips, Bunting Should Show Public Unity

University of the West Indies Professor and Political Analyst, Dr. Donna Hope, is urging PNP President Dr Peter Phillips and Peter Bunting, to reconcile publicly. Her...

PM Holness Calls for Consensus on Noise Abatement Act

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is pleading with members of the entertainment industry, for consensus on the noise abatement act. Several entertainers have called on the...