The Vale News Network (VNN) is a local news network stationed in Vale. It handles several topics from recent criminal activity to the Faunus Civil Rights Protest and actions concerning the White Fang. They first appeared in "Ruby Rose".
Back when Roman Torchwick attempted to rise in power in Vale's criminal underworld during the events of "RWBY: Roman Holiday", Lisa Lavender started to report his actions to the public. Because of this, Roman was grateful to her because of the attention he started receiving and later sent her flowers as thanks. After this, Roman and ^ Neopolitan sent Lisa and the Vale News Network a hardrive containing the truth regarding Lady Browning's Preparatory Academy For Girls secretly training it's students to be spies and assassins. After exposing them as using the academy as a front, the academy's reputation is ruined and shut down while their ally Spider are forced to retreat back to Mistral when Lil' Miss Malachite's plan is ruined.
Following the Fall of Beacon, the Vale News Network reports the council's decision to ban air traffic in Vale. During the same report, it was stated that all of the police's attempts at apprehending Adam Taurus who helped during the attack were met with fierce resistance.
- VNN is a parody of the American news station CNN.