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.

Darling Davina Expresses Gratitude for Immense Support

Miss Universe Jamaica, Davina Bennett — who placed third in the international beauty pageant on Sunday — is expressing gratitude to the entire nation. The...

Nurses Association Calls off Sick-Out

The Nurses’ Association of Jamaica, NAJ, is calling off the sick-out that has weakened the already ailing health sector since yesterday. President of the NAJ,...

Latin America & Caribbean Most Violent for Women

Latin America and the Caribbean are the most violent regions, in the world, for women. That’s according to the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in a...

No Negative Reations to HPV Vaccine

The Health Ministry says none of the more than 4,000 girls who’ve received vaccination for the Human Papillomavirus, HPV, have recorded any adverse reaction. The...

12 Shot as St James Gunmen Go on Rampage

Armed men went on a rampage across sections of St James shooting 12 people, three fatally, between last night and this morning. Police say the terror started at about...

Opposition Threatens to Sue Govt over NIDS

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, says it could take the Andrew Holness administration to court, for constitutional breaches, relating to the National...

Jackson Turns to Public Defender to Recover Customers’ Money Paid for Dormant Accounts

Member of Parliament for St. Catherine South, Fitz Jackson, says he’s having discussions with the Public Defender on how customers can recover monies banks have...

Holness Admin Deserves Credit for Improving Municipal Accountability – McKenzie

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says the Andrew Holness-led administration has made ‘significant strides’ in improving transparency in the award...

Child in Viral Beating Video Taken in to Protective Custody

The 4-year-old child seen on video being violently beaten and threatened by her mother has been placed in the care of a relative. The video of the incident, which...

St James Communities in Fear of Marauding Criminals

Residents of a number of communities in St. James are living in fear, as young men brandishing high powered weapons are extorting bus and taxi operators. That’s...