hosts "Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell,"
a topical event-driven show with a wide range of viewpoints. 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 "Nancy Grace," another HLN program.
As a commentator on high-profile cases, Velez-Mitchell has
appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and other national cable television
programs. During the Michael Jackson molestation trial, she appeared
daily on "Nancy Grace" and was featured on CNN's "Larry King Live" on
several occasions, including the evening of the verdict. Velez-Mitchell 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, in "iWant: My Journey From Addiction and
Overconsumption to a Simpler Honest Life," which was released in
October 2009, and became a New York Times bestseller. Her most recent
book, “Addict Nation” was released in February 2011.