Nominate a JournalistPress Release
NOMINATIONS DEADLINE for the Jane Velez-Mitchell
Journalism Award is September 25th.

Nominations Now Open                         
National, U.S.A. (Sept. 25, 2013) - The National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) announced that applications are now available for the Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award. DEADLINE for nominations September 30th. 

"I am proud to support such an honorable and urgent cause by encouraging journalists to cover the critical issues affecting women.  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," said Jane Velez-Mitchell.

The Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award, named after award-winning journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell, host of "Jane Velez-Mitchell" on HLN. The award 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 will be presented on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles during the Southwest Conference Against Trafficking (

Applications are now available at
Deadline for submission is September 30, 2013.

About NWCAVE               
The National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) is a volunteer operated non-profit organization located in the pacific northwest of the United States of America. We continue working to inform, educate and prevent violence and exploitation against women and children nationally and internationally.


Whether human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual violence, stalking, bullying, hate crimes and all other forms of violence and exploitation against women and children, NWCAVE strives to keep the public informed and educated on how we can live in a more civilized society free of violence. To learn more about NWCAVE, visit

   JVM Journalism Award Chairperson
  Natalie Brand, KTVK-3tv, Arizona
   NWCAVE Media Contact
Michelle Bart