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.

St. James Custos Calls For Truth & Reconciliation Commission

Custos of St. James, Bishop Conrad Pitkin, says a truth and reconciliation commission might be needed to move Jamaica forward. The Bishop delivered the keynote address...

Holness Is The Most Popular Prime Minister Since Manley’ – Kevin O’Brien Chang

Political Analyst Kevin O’Brien Chang says he’s not surprised by the findings of a recent Nationwide Blue Dot poll that found  Prime Minister Andrew Holness...

Gov’t Launch National Public Key Infrastructure

The government launched the National Public Key Infrastructure, PKI, Project yesterday, which is said to be the foundation for the National Identification System, NIDS....

Are Some Churches Sustaining Gender-based Violence? These Civil Society Stakeholders Say Yes.

Some stakeholders are calling out some churches for what they say is the role they play in sustaining gender-based violence. Their call comes as the nation is again...

PNPYO President Wants Corrupt Politicians Prosecuted

People’s National Party Youth Organization President Krystal Tomlinson is calling for prosecutorial action against politicians on both sides, who’re...

Grange Calls On J’cans To Help End Gender-based Violence

Gender Minister, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, is calling on all Jamaicans to get involved in the push to end gender-based violence. Minister Grange made the plea as she...

Defense Attorney Questions Fairness Of Miller Sentence

Defence Attorney, Bert Samuels, is questioning the fairness of the sentence handed down to his client Tesha Miller in the Supreme Court yesterday. The feared criminal...

Jamaica Registered Record High Temperatures, Bush Fires In 2019 – MET Service

Climate Services Specialist at the Met Service Glenroy Brown says last year the island experienced some 2,000 bush fires across north eastern parishes. He explained the...

PM Commits To Making Cabinet Documents Digitally Accessible

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is committing to making Cabinet documents digitally accessible. The Prime Minister was speaking in a recorded video during a meeting...

PSOJ Wants Consensus On Crime, National ID For 2020

Get a national consensus on crime, make the ID a priority and reduce bureaucracy in business transactions. Those are what the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica,...