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Velez–mitchell, Jane 1955(?)–

Velez–mitchell, Jane 1955(?)–

(Jane Velez Mitchell)


Born September 29, 1955 (some sources cite 1956);mother, a circus performer. Avocational Interests: Animal rights advocacy, environmental support activities.

Career: Broadcast journalist, producer, director, and writer. Television journalist in Philadelphia, PA, Minneapolis, MN, and Fort Myers, FL; WCBS–TV, New York City, reporter for eight years; WCBS–TV, Los Angeles, reporter and substitute anchor.

Awards, Honors: Los Angeles Emmy Award; New York area Emmy Award (with others); four Southern California Golden Mike Awards.


Television Appearances; Series:

Anchor, Prime 9 News (also known as KCAL 9 News),[Los Angeles], 1992–2002.

Correspondent, Celebrity Justice, syndicated, beginning 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Narrator, Prison Boxing, The Discovery Channel, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2004, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Member of the media, Volcano, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

(As Jane Velez Mitchell) Second television newscaster,15 Minutes (also known as 15 Minuten Ruhm), New Line Cinema, 2001.

Female debater, Bandits, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2001.

News reporter, Latchkey, Standing Room Only Cinema, 2004.

Guest star, Diva Dog: Pit Bull on Wheels (short documentary film), 2005.

Film Work:

Producer and director of the documentary film Dancing Through Life.


Film Scripts:

Author of the documentary film Dancing Through Life.


Secrets Can Be Murder: What America's Most Sensational Crimes Tell Us about Ourselves, Simon & Schuster, 2007.

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