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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 29 September 1956New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

A notable television news journalist, Jane Velez-Mitchell has reported for Celebrity Justice (2002) since its launch in 2002. She is now often seen on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC and other national cable shows commenting on various high-profile cases. Inside the courtroom for the Michael Jackson molestation trial, Velez-Mitchell provided daily commentary on the case for Nancy Grace (2005) on CNN Headline News.

Velez-Mitchell previously spent more than a decade anchoring and reporting for KCAL-TV in Los Angeles. She also served as a reporter for eight years at WCBS-TV in New York City. Additionally, Velez-Mitchell spent years as a TV journalist in Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Fort Myers, Florida.

Velez-Mitchell is a recipient of a Los Angeles Emmy Award and shared a New York area Emmy Award. Her KCAL-TV newscasts won four Southern California Golden Mike Awards and an Emmy. She also wrote, directed and produced "Dancing Through Life", an award-winning documentary. While working at Celebrity Justice (2002), Velez-Mitchell's reporting earned the show two Genesis Awards from the Humane Society of the United States.

She currently resides in Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jane Velez-Mitchell

Trivia (10)

Recovering alcoholic.
A consuming addict, who used the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to break her addiction to buying electronic gadgets.
An animal rights activist.
A practicing vegan.
Spent more than a decade as an anchor/reporter for KCAL-TV in Los Angeles and served as an anchor/reporter for eight years at WCBS-TV in New York City.
Her late father, Pearse Mitchell, was also an alcoholic.
Daughter of a Puerto Rican mother, Anita Velez-Mitchell, and an American father, Pearse Mitchell.
Release of her book, "Secrets Can Be Murder: What America's Most Sensational Crimes Tell Us About Ourselves". [2007]
Lives in Midtown Manhattan with her mother, Anita, who was a former vaudeville performer. [2009]
Release of her book, "iWant: My Journey from Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler, Honest Life". [September 2009]

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