About Jen

 

Survivor. Author. Advocate. Victim’s Rights Expert. Having worked many high profile cases including helping victims of; Jerry Sandusky, Bill Cosby, Catholic Clergy victims and thousands of other cases in her twenty year long career as a victim advocate, Jennifer Storm is often times the first call media they make when stories break.

Governor Tom Corbett nominated Jennifer Storm as Commonwealth Victim Advocate on Nov. 8, 2013, and she was confirmed by the state Senate on Dec. 10, 2013, to serve a six-year term. As Victim Advocate, she is responsible for representing the rights and interests of crime victims within the Commonwealth.

Jennifer Storm has received numerous awards including; the 2012 Gail Burns Smith Award from the National Crime Victim Law Institute 29991_ncvli2012-35_5d69ae299e444da6b21898b6ef63bd53presented at their annual conference for Excellence in Victims Services, the 2012 Liberty Bell Award from the Dauphin County Bar Association and the 2011 Pathfinder Award for Excellence in Victims Services in the Commonwealth of PA presented by Governor Tom Corbett.

Jennifer Storm was born and raised near Allentown, PA and attended Northampton High School. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from The University of Phoenix. She studied Conflict Resolution and Dispute Management at The ILR School of Cornell University.

Her media appearances are vast, and include frequent appearances on all major networks including, ABC, FOX, NBC, NPR, CBS and PBS as the county spokesperson for victims rights. She has appeared on The Today Show, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, CBS 48 Hours Live to Tell program and E! News online. She has appeared on local and national talk shows including The Harrisburg View and WITF’s prime time public affairs show SMARTTALK, Dr. Drew Live, Recovery Coast to Coast and many more.  In 2002, Ms Storm also publicly debated Oliver North live on his syndicated talk show Common Sense with Oliver North.

She has been profiled or appeared in the following publications; The New York Times, People Magazine, Business Week, The Washington Post, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine, Curve Magazine, The Advocate, Time Magazine, Rolling Stone, WE Magazine, Women Magazine and many more.

Mrs. Storm has traveled the country giving keynotes, lectures, workshops, and panel discussions regarding victims’ rights, LGBT rights, addiction and recovery, and civil rights.

Jennifer lives at home in Camp Hill PA with her wife, they are active foster parents and adoptive parents of a son.

Mrs. Storm is very comfortable giving interviews, both taped and live. Jennifer is the author of four critically acclaimed books on addiction, recovery and victimization. Echoes of Penn State: Facing Sexual TraumaPicking Up the Pieces Without Picking Up: A Guidebook Through Victimization for People in Recovery, Leave the Light On: A Memoir of Recovery and Self-Discovery  and Blackout Girl: Growing Up and Drying Out in America.  She is available for all speaking engagements, including keynote presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and book signings.

Jennifer is currently filming a documentary based on her first memoir, Blackout Girl

If you are interesting in booking Ms. Storm for presentations, workshops or anything related to her books or film please go here https://jenniferstorm.com/events/booking/

 

If you are interesting in speaking with Ms. Storm in her role as Victim Advocate, please contact her assistant at rebressler@pa.gov

 

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