Information for the Media
Getting the story out
The media plays an importance role in breaking the silence surrounding violence against women and ensuring that coverage accurately reflects the experience of survivors and the complex dynamics of domestic violence. The media helps educates the public about community resources and the steps they can take to address domestic violence.
ODVN recognizes that every minute counts when you are on a deadline In your coverage of domestic violence issues and incidents the expertise and resources of ODVN and its statewide network of 70 local domestic violence programs can help reduce legwork, ensure accuracy and get your story out quickly.
We will make every effort to assist you in:
- Obtaining comment from coalition leaders
- Finding local domestic violence programs and other local, state and national experts
- Offering background on state and federal domestic violence laws, pending legislation and the range of available services
- Identifying resources for people seeking domestic violence services.
Ohio Domestic Violence Network Media Contact:
- Ohio Domestic Violence Network Receives Grant for Engaging Men in Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention in the HealthPath Service Area
For Immediate Release- October 10,2012
Ohio Domestic Violence Network- Nancy Neylon, Executive Director. - 614-781-9651, Ext. 227
For Immediate Release- June 25, 2012
Ohio Domestic Violence Network- Nancy Neylon, Executive Director. - 614-781-9651, Ext. 227 or Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence- Katie Hanna, Statewide Director, 216-658-1381, Ext. 125
- Ohio Domestic Violence Network Receives Funds to Address Economic Justice and Domestic Violence in Ohio
For Immediate Release- February 10, 2011
Ohio Domestic Violence Network- Nancy Neylon, Executive Director. - 614-781-9651, Ext. 227 or Nasim Hoomanrad, Outreach Coordinator 614-781-9651, Ext. 226
- While local domestic violence programs helped more than 67,000 victims in just one day,unmet requests increased
For Immediate Release- February 27, 2011
Domestic violence (DV) is a deeply complex issue to explain, and the media play an important role in reporting its facts accurately to news consumers, especially at times of great family and community tragedy. The Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) offers this media guide to assist reporters, copywriters, headline writers, editors and producers and to support your coverage of this issue and its broad impact. In this media guide you will find: 10 Things to Know About DV; Pitfalls to Avoid; Suggestions for Broadening the Storyline; and Local, State and National Resources.
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