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News Correspondent Jon Leiberman Joins the National Domestic Violence Registry Board of Directors
The National Domestic Violence Registry (NDVR) announced today Jon Leiberman, the Emmy award-winning investigative correspondent and producer, as their newest board member.
“Jon is not only one of the most reputable journalists in the industry,” said Myra Spearman, the Executive Director of NDVR, “He understands the true dynamics of crime and victimization from his years of experience. We are grateful to have his expertise to help guide our organization.”
“Our entire group has welcomed the news of Jon’s involvement and we are looking forward to working with him,” said Lyn Twyman, NDVR’s Deputy Director.
“I have spent my career fighting for victims and giving voice to the voiceless, " said Jon Leiberman. "The registry is yet another way, fantastic way, to give victims access to information they need – and are entitled to. I am ecstatic about helping to raise the profile of NDVR.”
Jon is currently the President and CEO of Leiberman Media, Inc. and Host of TrueFacts with Jon Leiberman. Under the new company, Jon hosts a worldwide radio program for http://www.cyberstationlive.com as well as serving as managing editor of investigative content for www.track180.com. Jon also is a founding partner of SonicLeibs, Inc., a company that provides help to senior citizens during the greatest time of need. He also teaches journalism classes online for mediabistro.com, and does media relations and media training seminars.
An expert in all things crime, he has appeared on national shows including TODAY, Shepard Smith’s Fox Report, Nancy Grace, and The Maury Povich Show and is quoted extensively on crime stories in newspapers throughout the country. Jon previously reported from Iraq, Cuba, and from the floor of the 2004 presidential political conventions for 62 stations nationwide as Washington Bureau Chief for Sinclair Broadcast Group. His journalistic actions during this time earned him a 2005 Payne Special Citation for Ethics in Journalism.
Jon was the Albuquerque capital bureau chief for KOAT from 1997-2000 which eventually earned him an Emmy for Live Reporting when he remained on the air for 24 hours straight during a fast-moving wildfire that engulfed thousands of acres. He reported from the ground, and then from a helicopter when the flames came too close.
Jon has served as a professor in residence at the University of Iowa School of Journalism, and has lectured at the University of Maryland and McDaniel College. He holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
About the National Domestic Violence Registry
Founded in 2007, The National Domestic Violence Registry, Inc. (NDVR) is the first national database model for domestic violence convictions available to the public. The National Domestic Violence Registry provides the conviction records of offenders, both men and women, who have been found guilty of domestic violence and domestic violence related offenses such as physical battering, stalking, criminal confinement, intimidation, and strangulation, etc. Their mission is to be an on-line, national resource that will aid in the awareness and prevention of domestic and family violence by posting the convictions of domestic abuse perpetrators and those offenders who have long term criminal orders of protections placed against them, and to provide comprehensive education about technology based programs, prevention, safety, and intervention models relating to domestic violence. To learn more about NDVR, please visit their website which is http://www.domesticviolencedatabase.org.
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The National Domestic Violence Registry (NDVR) , www.domesticviolencedatabase.org, is the first national database model for domestic violence convictions available to the public.
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