Media Gallery

New TBI Initiative Focuses on Human Trafficking

August 20, 2014

Derri Smith comments on the new TBI website initiative aimed to increase awareness of human trafficking in Tennessee.


Tenn. Teen Helped by ESTN Shares Story

July 29, 2014

News Channel 4 investigators report on the work law enforcement and End Slavery Tennessee is doing to combat trafficking in our area, and one of our survivor’s shares part of her story.


TN Trying to Combat Human Trafficking

July 1, 2014

News Channel 4 interviews Shelia Simpkins and Derri Smith about the reality of human trafficking right here in Tennessee and the statewide effort to raise awareness about this issue.


Human Trafficking Awareness with End Slavery Tennessee

March 4, 2014

Christian Television Network documentary about the reality of sex and human trafficking with an interview with Shelia Simpkins.


Human rights advocates say trafficking is all around Middle TN

February 12, 2014

Channel 4 News story features Derri Smith and Shelia Simpkins in their coverage following up on a bust on a prostitution ring at massage parlors in Nashville.



Online And Anonymous: New Challenges To Prosecuting Sex Trafficking

ESTN’s Intervention Specialist, Shelia Simpkins is a part of an NPR report on human trafficking in the U.S. (from August 3rd, 2013). Click HERE for the full story and HERE for a transcript.