Jake’s Take Podcast: Jane Velez-Mitchell

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com

It is a privilege to welcome award-winning journalist and UnChained TV founder and managing editor Jane Velez-Mitchell, to The Jake’s Take with Jacob Elyachar Podcast. 

After graduating from New York University, Jane began her career reporting stints in Fort Myers, Florida, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia. She moved on as a news anchor and reporter at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles and WCBS-TV in New York, where Jane won two Emmy Awards for her reporting.

Jane also reported for Warner Brothers and Telepictures’ nationally syndicated show Celebrity Justice, where she did numerous stories on animal issues championed by celebrities. For six years, Jane Velez-Mitchell hosted her show on CNN Headline News, where she ran a weekly segment on animal issues.

Various organizations have recognized her work. Jane Velez-Mitchell received four Genesis Awards and commendations from the Humane Society of the United States. VegNews named her Media Maven of the Year in 2010. In 2013, Mercy for Animals awarded her the Compassionate Leadership Award. The following year, the Animal Legal Defense Fund awarded Jane for her work fighting animal abuse. In 2015, she received the Nanci Alexander Award at PETA’s 35th anniversary.

In addition to her work on television, Jane Velez-Mitchell is the author of four books. She published two  New York Times bestsellers! In 2014, she released Exposed: The Secret Life of Jodi Arias offers a detailed psychological analysis of a salacious trial that gripped the American public. Her second bestseller is her memoir of iWant: My Journey from Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler, Honest Life. Other published titles include Secrets Can Be Murder and Addict Nation: An Intervention for America with co-author Sandra Mohr.

She used her passion for animal issues, climate, and vegan life and launched UnChainedTV. The multi-platform social media news outlet that produces original video content on animal rights and the vegan/compassionate lifestyle. 

In this edition of The Jake’s Take with Jacob Elyachar PodcastJane Velez-Mitchell shared how she got interested in journalism, revealed that UnChained TV surpassed its one-millionth view on its website, and previewed the season finale of their original Reality TV series: Pig Little Lies.

For more information about UnChainedTV, visit their website.

You can connect Jane Velez-Mitchell and UnChainedTV on social media. Visit their Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube channels.

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