When Veterans Come Home

April 1-2, 2011
WHYY Studios
150 N. 6th St.
Philadelphia, PA, 19106, United States

The workshop geared toward reporters for print, broadcast and online media; and editors, photographers, producers or bloggers.

The workshop:

  • 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

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