The workshop geared toward reporters for print, broadcast and online media; and editors, photographers, producers or bloggers.
- Served as a forum for improving journalists’ knowledge of critical issues such as access to health care, education and employment, post-traumatic stress disorder, female combat veterans, suicide and children and family issues
- Explored new research, reporting ideas and best practices with leading mental health and policy experts
- Confronted challenges — and identified opportunities — that exist for local journalists pursuing these stories with limited resources
- Provided practical tools to enable journalists to successfully produce stories that address the challenges facing returning veterans