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.

CISOCA Says Its Investigative Capabilities Are Hampered By Communities Protecting Sex Offenders

The Constabulary’s Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse, CISOCA, says its investigative capabilities are being hampered by communities...

Opposition Leaders Wants Nat’l Discussion Around Obeah, Other Controversial Religious Practices

Dr Phillips says the government should be careful of legislating matters relating to people's personal choices.

McNeil Concerned About Timing Of Bunting’s Leadership Challenge

Dr Wykeham McNeil, says Mr Bunting's timing is unfortunate.

‘Play It Safe’ – PNP Gen Sec Urges Supporters

PNP General Secretary Julian Robinson, is warning party supporters not to chastise each other during the impending leadership contest. He was addressing the media...

Phillips Says Pepper Spraying Incident Shows Why Giving More Powers To The Force Is Dangerous

Opposition Leader, Dr Peter Phillips, says the controversial pepper spraying incident highlights the dangers of having prolonged periods in which police have extreme...

Security Minister Says Constable’s Use of Pepper Spray On Retired Senior Officer Was Reasonable

Minister Chang says the Senior cop did not behave appropriately.

Riverton Dump ‘A Serious Health Hazard’, Says McCaulay-Hanley

The Environmental Activist says the entities charged with enforcing environmental laws, are failing to do so.

J’can Children Facing Unprecedented Risks: Offences Reach Record Levels – CISOCA

Senior Superintendent Shand says even CISOCA's officers are traumatized by several reports of child sex abuse.

Spence Sees No Justice For Women Who Speak Out Against Sexual Harassment

Ms. Spence says the Jamaican society is more concerned about men's reputation than the well-being of women.

McNeil Wants Independent Think-Tank To Support PAAC & Its Investigations

The PAAC has been seeking to uncover corruption in the scandal-rocked Petrojam and other government agencies.