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Jane Velez-Mitchell

Host of HLN's Jane Velez Mitchell

Jane Velez-Mitchell is the host of the self-titled “Jane Velez-Mitchell” on HLN. A veteran television news journalist, Velez-Mitchell reported for the nationally syndicated Warner Brothers/Telepictures show "Celebrity Justice" and regularly served as guest host for HLN’s popular program "Nancy Grace.” As a commentator on high-profile cases, Velez-Mitchell has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and other national cable television programs.

 Velez-Mitchell is a New York Times bestselling author of "iWant: My Journey From Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler Honest Life," which chronicles her lifelong battle with alcoholism, as well as her coming out as a lesbian and her discovery of a healthier, happier and more meaningful existence. Her most recent book, “Addict Nation” was released in February 2011.Her first nonfiction book, "Secrets Can Be Murder: What America's Most Sensational Crimes Tell Us About Ourselves," was published by Touchstone, a division of Simon & Schuster. The paperback version appeared in bookstores in June 2008.

Velez-Mitchel is a recipient of three Genesis Awards from the Humane Society of the United States, a Los Angeles Emmy and a New York Emmy Award.

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