Marisol Nichols Podcast

Marisol Nichols Podcast

The Marisol Nichols Podcast is a thrilling new true crime show that follows the daring, real-life exploits of actress & humanitarian Marisol Nichols as she operates, off-screen, as a licensed informant and undercover operative, assisting global law enforcement in infiltrating the $150 billion per year human trafficking industry. Marisol Nichols (RIVERDALE's Hermione Lodge) has spent years working undercover without her Hollywood pals knowing much about her adventures away from TV & Film production sets. This no-holds-barred program takes you behind the scenes inside secret operations to break up child sex-trafficking rings and explores how she applies her acting skills to prepare for these dangerous situations. Marisol analyzes the latest technologies used by predators to lure their victims and provides an up-close look at the global battle to preserve innocence. Gain insights from experts on the front lines. Hear the challenges, failures, and triumphs encountered along the way. Don’t be surprised if you are inspired to #JoinTheFight.

Episodes

December 6, 2023 42 mins
Join Marisol Nichols with guest Chris Jones from STOP THE TRAFFIK, a UK-based organization fighting human trafficking since 2005. Explore how their exploitation analytics, prevention programs, and data-driven solutions are unraveling the complexities of modern slavery. Discover their incredible partnerships with META, TikTok, IBM, and leading financial institutions as they collectively combat human trafficking globally. About Chris...
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Marisol Nichols dives deep into the ‘Safer Streets for All Act’ in the state of California and how the state has turned into a 'safe haven’ for exploiters and traffickers to take advantage of vulnerable women, children, and the trans community. This calls for legislators to reevaluate this newly enacted law, as it does more harm than good to potential victims of trafficking. This is because law enforcement has their hands tied, lea...
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Marisol Nichols sits down with Corporal (Ret.) Alan Wilkett to discuss the harsh realities of human trafficking, emphasizing its alarming shift from the streets to the digital world. They also reveal how brothels have evolved into seemingly innocent establishments, where women and minors are often forced to work. They highlight the crucial role of laws like the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) in combating this crime and u...
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HRH Princess Eugenie, co-founder of The Anti-Slavery Collective, shares the inspiration behind the organization's inception: encounters with survivors of modern slavery. A significant event was meeting a woman in Kolkata, India in 2012 who rescues and supports trafficked women by providing employment opportunities. This experience motivated Princess Eugenie and her close friend Julia de Boinville to establish a platform promoting p...
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Yasmin Vafa, human rights attorney and co-founder and executive director of #Rights4Girls, offers an unflinching look at the policies that unjustly criminalize girls who've endured abuse.  In 2015, #Rights4Girls and survivor activist T Ortiz Walker Pettigrew initiated the "No Such Thing" campaign, emphasizing that child victims of rape are not "child prostitutes." This successful campaign has altered language and laws in several st...
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September 27, 2023 46 mins
Lianna McDonald, Executive Director of Canadian Centre for Child Protection, explores the tragic event that mobilized the organization’s journey in its fight against child sexual exploitation and victimization. She provides an intimate look into the ongoing efforts to reduce the number of victims and prevent such atrocities from happening in the future. One key highlight of the conversation is the discussion around The Unwanted Fil...
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Darcy Olsen, founder and CEO of the Center for the Rights of Abused Children, shares her deep connection that led and inspired her to create a safe space for vulnerable children. Listen as Olsen goes into detail about fighting for the rights of abused and abandoned children. By starting a Pro Bono Children’s Law Clinic, the center advances the legal rights of young people who have been victims of trafficking and guarantees an equal...
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META's Head of Global Safety, Antigone Davis, pulls back the curtain on how META is combating cyber-trafficking targeting minors. Discover how their Artificial Intelligence (AI) works tirelessly behind the scenes to detect and address policy-violating content. One significant measure taken by META is the default privacy setting for minors' Instagram accounts, providing a powerful shield against unwanted message requests from potent...
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In the second episode of the MARISOL NICHOLS PODCAST SEASON 2, Callahan Walsh shares the impactful efforts of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)  to reunite children with their families, track down offenders, and ensure the safety of these victims through their Child Victim Identification Program (CVIP). Join us in discussing how CVIP goes above and beyond to help bring vulnerable children home safely by...
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Season 2 of the Marisol Nichols Podcast opens with Callahan Walsh, Executive Director of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), who talks about the organization's poignant origins. Learn how his parents turned a personal tragedy into a nationwide movement that is NCMEC today. Discover NCMEC's unwavering commitment to preventing child abductions, finding missing children, and combating exploitation, inspiring ...
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Highlighting the tactics used by predators to identify their targets, we hear the harrowing story of a 15 year-old girl who was abducted from a Dallas Mavericks game and trafficked 300 miles away.  Tune in to this episode to hear more tips and resources to keep your loved ones safe, and hear Marisol’s answers to some questions from our listeners. FOLLOW MARISOL: Podcast → https://marisolnichols.com/podcast/ Website → https://mari...
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September 28, 2022 36 mins
Nancy Rivard, founder & CEO of Airline Ambassadors, was an American Airlines flight attendant for more than a decade. She never imagined she would become a champion on the battlefront against human trafficking, but then one day her intuition told her that something wasn't right, and she knew she had to act. About Nancy Rivard & Airline Ambassadors Nancy Rivard, founder & CEO of Airline Ambassadors International (AAI), helps vulner...
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September 21, 2022 71 mins
Our guest this week is Lieutenant Marc Evans, Officer in Charge of Human Trafficking, Vice, and Counterterrorism for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). He is a 28-year veteran of the LAPD where he created the Human Trafficking Division and has conducted over 4,000 investigations. Lt. Evans is also the author of 'Selling the Daughters of America' which paints a picture of the specific skills of traffickers and the terrifying ...
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This week I sit down with Laila Mickelwait, a fearless warrior whose mission led to the removal of more than 10 million illicit videos of abusive, nonconsensual, and underage sex from Pornhub’s website, the resignation of several key executives, and a firestorm of negative press for the company and other corporate household names who continued to support their business activities. We also hear about Laila’s continuous fight to prot...
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August 24, 2022 34 mins
Oree Freeman continues her discussion with Marisol Nichols sharing her story of being sex trafficked as a young girl and how she found redemption along the way. This is an incredible journey that illuminates hope for future generations everywhere. About Oree Freeman  Born in Chowchilla State Prison, Oree Freeman was given up for adoption just after birth. At the age of 11 years old, she became a victim of sex trafficking. As a su...
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August 17, 2022 43 mins
Oree Freeman shares her story of abuse and being sex trafficked as a young girl and how she fought back against incredible odds to ultimately triumph over them all! This is an incredible journey into darkness that illuminates hope for future generations everywhere. About Oree Freeman  Born in Chowchilla State Prison, Oree Freeman was given up for adoption just after birth. At the age of 11 years old, she became a victim of sex tr...
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Child predators are more sophisticated and creative than ever before. In Part 2 of Child Predators, Twisted Minds, Sheriff Christopher Swanson and Marisol Nichols discuss how predators exploit their victims' vulnerabilities. From the complexities involved in bringing these twisted minds to justice to great tips on how to keep our families safe, this episode has it all. Sheriff Christopher Swanson is Sheriff of Genesee County, Mich...
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In this episode of the Marisol Nichols Podcast, Marisol and Sheriff Christopher Swanson breakdown the tactics used by human traffickers to lure children. Hear the chilling insights of how these predators operate and how we can protect our children from them. This is an important episode that every parent or concerned citizen should listen to. Sheriff Christopher Swanson is Sheriff of Genesee County, Michigan’s 10th largest police ...
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In this all-out episode, Host Marisol Nichols talks with TV personality, activist, and producer Jeannie Mai Jenkins, and director & activist Sadhvi Siddhali Shree, about their impactful work together on the award-winning films, Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Trafficking (2017) and Surviving Sex Trafficking (2022), and their mission to end human trafficking.   This episode carries a Trigger Warning: Viewer Discretion Advi...
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In this tell-all episode, Marisol Nichols, together with Kerri Kasem, multimedia personality and founder of the Kasem Cares Foundation, unveils the reason that led her to become an undercover operative hunting predators who prey on women and children.  This episode carries a Trigger Warning: Viewer Discretion Advised. Kerri Kasem, a multimedia personality, producer, and writer, has anchored music, talk and entertainment programs ...
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