Flurry of Media Attention in Virginia Beach

The Cohen Veterans Network enjoyed a large volume of news media coverage around the August 6 public opening event of the Cohen Clinic in Virginia Beach.

The news was highlighted via a front-page story in the leading newspaper in the state: https://pilotonline.com/news/local/health/article_a23a45b2-b869-11e9-a709-ab1d03390734.html

Other significant coverage included:

WTKR 8/6/19: https://wtkr.com/2019/08/06/new-clinic-to-help-post-9-11-veterans-and-their-families-opens-in-virginia-beach/

WVEC 8/6/19: https://www.13newsnow.com/article/news/national/military-news/new-mental-health-clinic-opens-for-veterans-and-their-families/291-5e8eee25-1efb-40ff-b6a2-ea8a8ef31403

Stars and Stripes Online: https://www.stripes.com/news/us/clinic-for-post-9-11-veterans-and-military-families-opens-in-virginia-beach-1.593481

Flagship Online: https://www.militarynews.com/news/local/clinic-for-post–veterans-and-military-families-opens-in/article_e089c32c-d8eb-5999-82fb-dab14ef99b06.html

Foreign Affairs: https://foreignaffairs.co.nz/2019/08/07/mil-osi-usa-congresswoman-elaine-luria-speaks-at-grand-opening-ceremony-for-new-military-clinic-at-the-up-center/

 

The coverage began on Monday, August 5 with two live TV appearances:

CVN President and CEO Dr. Anthony Hassan and CVN Ambassador Kyle White were on live on 13 News (ABC) in the Newsmakers segment: https://www.13newsnow.com/video/news/local/newsmakers/newsmaker-military-clinic-opens-for-members-families-struggling-with-mental-health-issues/291-2e15afc8-f19a-4169-8405-7acb4ae3c725

Kyle and Clinic Director Iman Williams were on WTKR Coast Live 13 (CBS): https://wtkr.com/2019/08/05/a-medal-of-honor-recipient-introduces-us-to-a-new-local-clinic-for-veterans-on-coast-live/

The first print story around the opening ran Monday in the Southside Daily: https://southsidedaily.com/local-news/2019/08/05/this-foundation-opened-a-mental-health-clinic-for-military-vets-and-their-families-in-virginia-beach/

 

By Anthony Guido
CVN Vice President, Communications & PR