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.

Local Gov’t Minister Encourages Making Earthquake Preparedness A Daily Routine

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie, is calling on all Jamaicans to make earthquake preparedness a daily routine. He notes that the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that...

JPS’ Plans To Close Hanover Office Irate Residents

Residents of Hanover are raising concerns about plans by the Jamaica Public Service, JPS, to move its office from the parish capital, Lucea, within a week. Director of...

Government To Establish Nationwide Broadband Network

Technology Minister Fayval Williams, says the government is moving to establish what she calls a nationwide broadband network. She’s also warning the...

Former PNP Candidate In SE Clarendon, Now Running As Independent, Says He Doesn’t Have Party’s Support

Former PNP candidate turned Independent for the South East Clarendon by-election, Derrick Lambert is dismissing claims by the JLP that he has the full backing of the...

Holness Treating SE Clarendon By-Election “Like His Life Depends On It”

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’ll treat the South East Clarendon by-election like his life depended on it. The Jamaica Labour Party’s Pearnel Charles...

Bernard Lodge Project Advances Despite Criticism

The government says the Greater Bernard Lodge Development Master Plan is designed to transform Portmore and other sections of St Catherine into a smart city. ...

Update: Munroe Denies Accusing Holness-administration Of Corruption As He Hits Back At US Ambassador

Executive Director of the National Integrity Action, NIA, Professor Trevor Munroe, is hitting back at US Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia. Without naming the...

SE Clarendon By-Election To Test JLP Machinery – Holness

Prime Minister and Jamaica Labour Party Leader, Andrew Holness, says the party is using the South East Clarendon by-election as a test of its machinery in that...

JLP Supporters Protest Robert Morgan At Charles Jr’s Nomination Day Event

Today’s nomination day activities in South East Clarendon were almost marred by protesting Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, supporters. The placard-bearing, green clad...

St. Ann Police Investigate Circumstances Surrounding Death of Pregnant Woman At Doctor’s Office

The St. Ann Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a pregnant woman at a doctor’s office in the parish. Reports are the 33-year-old...