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.

‘BPO Sector set to Boom in the Next 4yrs’ – Shaw

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says employment in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector could move from 20,000 to 100,000 in the next four years. [audio_mp3...

Shaw Deflects Opposition Criticism of Govt’s Reform Agenda

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, is hitting back at the Opposition People’s National Party for reportedly labelling as a failure, the government’s...

Former JUTC Boss Questions Overstaffing Claims

A former Managing Director of the JUTC, Colin Campbell, is questioning how the bus company can be overstaffed when, according to him, it’s revenue is declining....

More Charges Coming in Divorce Fraud Probe

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says more persons are likely to be charged in what appears to be a divorce fraud racket at the Supreme Court. Four people, including an...

Vaz Predicts Runaway By-Election Victory for Dunn

The Jamaica Labour Party’s Daryl Vaz is predicting a runaway victory for his party’s candidate, Dr. Norman Dunn, in the South East St. Mary by-election set...

‘We Knew!’ – PNP Always Aware Alexis Wasn’t Jamaican

Chairman of the People’s National Party, Fitz Jackson, says the PNP knew Dr. Alexis was not a Jamaican citizen when they asked him to contest the South East St....

St Thomas Mom Returns to Court November 15 in Child Abuse Case

Doreen Dyer, the woman caught on camera beating her daughter with a machete, had her bail extended until November 15. The date was set when the matter was called up in...

‘Let the Courts Decide’ – Dabdoub Weighs in on Alexis Eligibility for Parliament

Attorney, Abe Dabdoub, says the eligibility of Dr. Shane Alexis to become a Member of Parliament should be decided by the Court. Dr. Alexis is the candidate of the...

‘China NOT Trying to Take Over’; says Ambassador

China’s Ambassador to Jamaica, Niu Qingbao, says his country is not trying to ‘take over’ Jamaica. He says Chinese companies in Jamaica are here to...

Beijing Pleased with ALPART Investment

China’s Ambassador to Jamaica, NIU Quingbao, says he’s happy with his country’s investment in the ALPART bauxite-alumina plant in St. Elizabeth....