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Job Opportunity: Writer/Producer, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Job Opportunity: Writer/Producer, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

February 19, 2013 The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, directed by fellowship Advisory Board member Larry Kutner, is looking to hire an experienced writer/producer. Below you will find more information about this opportunity.     “The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in suburban Washington, D.C. (Lansdowne, VA) has significantly expanded its communications infrastructure…

Applications Being Accepted for the 2013-2014 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships  for Mental Health Journalism

Applications Being Accepted for the 2013-2014 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

February 14, 2013 Applications from U.S. residents are now being accepted for six one-year journalism fellowships with the Carter Center’s Mental Health Program. These fellowships aim to enhance public understanding of mental health issues and reduce stigma and discrimination against people with mental illnesses through balanced and accurate reporting. The…

Q&A with 2010-2011 fellow Bobbie O’Brien

Q&A with 2010-2011 fellow Bobbie O’Brien

February 14, 2013 Bobbie O’Brien 2010-2011 fellow View Bobbie’s fellowship work. View Off the Base: Bobbie’s multimedia project on military life Bobbie is a reporter at WUSF 89.7 in Tampa, FL. In this Q&A she shares her thoughts on reporting on military mental health and starting a blog. How often…

Advisory Board member Larry Fricks testified at Senate hearing on mental health

Advisory Board member Larry Fricks testified at Senate hearing on mental health

February 14, 2013 On January 24, 2013, Larry Fricks, Advisory Board member and Senior Consultant for the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, testified at a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Hearing on “Assessing the State of America’s Mental Health System.” You can access a PDF file…