About Jane Unchained News Network

Jane Unchained News profiles vegan activists and celebrities and reports on animal rights news, issues, organizations, campaigns, protests, vigils, conferences, galas, VegFests and restaurants, bringing the world crucial information ignored by advertiser based mainstream media.

JaneUnChained News Network is a 501 c-3 non-profit. Our EIN number is 82-3892784.

Founder & Managing Editor

Jane Velez-Mitchell

Jane Velez-Mitchell is nationally known TV journalist and best-selling author. Winner of four Genesis awards from the Humane Society of the United States, Jane Velez-Mitchell covers crimes against animals, and the environment.  She is known for speaking up for the voiceless!  Read her full bio below.

Worldwide Contributors

Social Media Reach

Monthly Readers

The Team

Donna Dennison

Donna Dennison

Social Media Director, Video Editor, Website Writer, Videographer, and Graphic Designer

Donna Dennison is a photographer, and a visual designer/content developer in advertising. She also has a groovy blog called That Snarky Vegan Girl  & is very active on her FB page.
Ellen Dent

Ellen Dent

Website Writer

Co-founder of the 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Animal Alliance Network activist group as part of the Save Movement. She helps organize weekly pig vigils outside of a slaughterhouse near Downtown Los Angeles. She hopes to help raise awareness in her community and around the world about the victims of animal agriculture.

Paige Parsons Roache

Paige Parsons Roache

#LBL Booker & Producer

Paige loves giving individuals, restaurants and businesses the opportunity to shine and grow through promotion. Creator of VeganRamaMama, inspiring all things plant-based for your Mind+Body+Soul. Her daughter went vegan at 13 to save animals, and joined 6 months later, after watching COWSPIRACY.

Vida Moazez

Vida Moazez

Administrative Support

Vida is consultant who enjoys connecting plant-based businesses with vegan-themed outreach and direct-to-consumer marketing. With a degree in business and a background in finance, she also assists with business development. 

Joshua Awesome

Joshua Awesome

Webmaster & Behind The Scenes Support

Josh left his former life of big money to support non-profits and vegan businesses. He learned that life is more than money and so he does not focus on it. He gathered a wide variety of skills( IT, design and business structure) and loves to share them with planet saving organizations. 🙂

Kenziah Rubens

Kenziah Rubens

Instagram Editor

Kenziah Rubens is a Hollywood actor known for his role on the show Hats. He is the Instagram and IGTV editor for JaneUnChained.com and a vegan activist.

Anchors

Dani Rukin

Dani Rukin

Anchor & Special Corespondent

Dani Rukin, kickass Life Purpose & Career Coach, is a passionate animal rights activist, inspiring others to connect with their compassion by speaking out for the most vulnerable among us. She also has a blog, The Daring Vegan. It’s about living a compassionate life. Dare to make a difference.

Elysabeth Alfano

Elysabeth Alfano

Anchor

Host of The Awesome Vegans Podcast on WGN Radio. She is also a host for WGN Radio & The Silver-Chic Chef on-line vegan cooking series. She has done plant-based cooking demonstrations on WCIU-TV and WGN-TV and is a public speaker on the physical, mental and environmental benefits of a plant-based diet. 

Contributors

Erin Riley-Carrasco

Erin Riley-Carrasco

Contributor

The founder of Animal Lives Matter…Always a Foundation which finds homes for homeless animals. She has been involved in Animal Welfare and Rescue for the past 31 years.

Seyka Rose Mejeur

Seyka Rose Mejeur

Contributor

Gwenna Hunter

Gwenna Hunter

Contributor

Founder of Vegans of LA, works for Vegan Outreach, and is a powerhouse social media communicator and connector.

Edita Birnkrant

Edita Birnkrant

Contributor

Executive Director of NYCLASS, has been a vegan for over 17 years and has worked in the animal rights non-profit world for over 13 years. 

Jessica Steinberg

Jessica Steinberg

Contributor

Activist, tastemaker, and chef. Through social media, writing, and public speaking, she inspires others to create their unique version of a vegan lifestyle. 

Maya Gottfried

Maya Gottfried

Contributor

Author of Vegan Love and the children’s book Our Farm. She has written for Forks Over Knives, VegNews, People, Kris Carr and Huffington Post , & Lilith magazine.

Edita Birnkrant

Edita Birnkrant

Contributor

Edita Birnkrant is the Executive Director of NYC-based animal rights political action organization NYCLASS, and has been a vegan and activist for nearly twenty years.

Melanie Langston BaZzell

Melanie Langston BaZzell

Contributor

Artist • San Diego Animal Activism Organizer • TBI Survivor • Yogi • Chicken Mom • Kind Heart Coalition Founder
Fabienne Origer

Fabienne Origer

Contributor

Vegan and activist for over 10 years, organizes the International Animal Rights Conference (IARC)  in Luxembourg. Also a part of AGWC Rockin’ Rescue.

Sandra Sellani

Sandra Sellani

Contributor

Sandra Sellani is co-author of the cookbook, The 40-Year-Old Vegan, which helps people improve their health in the second half of life.

Donny Moss

Donny Moss

Contributor

A NYC-based animal rights activist. In 2008, Moss made the award-winning documentary BLINDERS about NYC’s horse-drawn carriage trade.

 Cheyenne Danner

Cheyenne Danner

Contributor

Cheyenne Danner, also known as “Naturally Cheyenne”, is a spunky full-time activist who travels the world to help the animals and empower others to do the same!

Susan Song

Susan Song

Contributor

I am here to enlighten others that the plant-based life is a better way of living for us, for the animals and our planet.

Meira Geyser

Meira Geyser

Contributor

Lifelong animal lover and activist, Meira spreads awareness through social media and grassroots activism. She enjoys writing songs, singing, acting, &  fighting for justice.

 

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