Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award



"Fighting the 'war on women' must become a priority in our society…
this can be accomplished only by making it a priority in our national dialogue."  – Jane Velez-Mitchell

National, USA – (November 8, 2013)– The National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation announced today that Keli Rabon, ABC 7 News Investigative Reporter in Denver, CO will receive the 2013 Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award on Saturday, January 18, 2014 during the Southwest Conference Against Trafficking in Los Angeles, CA.

NWCAVE’s National Media Council under the direction of KTLA Reporter Kacey Montoya is
proud to announce the nominees of the Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award.

 Thank you to the following journalists and
their nominators for nominating the great work
of these reporters throughout the country!

Scott Taylor, Investigative Reporter at WOIO TV in Cleveland, Ohio

Lisa Guerrero, Chief Investigative Correspondent at “Inside Edition”

Sunnivie Beydum, The Advocate Magazine / Here Media

Lindsay Watts, Anchor/Investigative Reporter, KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs, CO

Abbey Gibb, Anchor/Reporter at KGW in Portland, OR

Douglas Saunders, Breaking News & Crime Reporter San Bernardino Sun in CA

Phillip Martin, Senior Investigative Reporter WGBH in Boston, MA

About the Award:

The Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award, named after award-winning journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell, host of “Jane Velez-Mitchell”on HLN, recognizes excellence in coverage of news of local, national, and international significance, with a single award for either a print or broadcast journalist who uses the power of media and his/her position to highlight the ongoing violence against women and girls, whether domestic violence, human trafficking, kidnapping and abductions, hate crimes, or other despicable crimes and violence against women and girls without re-victimizing and re-exploiting the victim(s).

The honoree(s) of this prestigious award will be recognized for his/her ability to keep women and girls a focus point in their messages to their audience and the public.  Their dedication and support of NWCAVE Principles will be acknowledged in an award presentation every year by the
National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation. 

The award was presented at the Southwest Conference Against Trafficking
January 18, 2014 in Pomona, CA

About Jane Velez-Mitchell
See bio, click here!

Award Chairperson

Natalie Brand, KTVK-3tv
See bio, click here!