EENP in the news

Catch news coverage of EENP at the following links:

January 5, 2017: News & Observer (print) - column by Barry Saunders about volunteering with local organizations including EENP

January 4, 2017: Dogster.com (online) - article about KK's and JJ's partnership

December 7, 2016: INDY Week (print) - article about the ABEL program

November 22, 2016: WHUP 104.7 FM (radio) - radio feature about EENP (begins at minute 12) (no longer available online)

November 21, 2016: News & Observer (print) - Triangle Gives article about EENP's work with clients and through ABEL

October 19, 2016: WHUP 104.7 FM (radio) - radio interview with EENP Board Chair Josh Gurlitz about EENP's work

October 18, 2016: WCHL/Chapelboro.com (radio) - Hometown Hero feature on EENP's vet, Dr. Ashley Robertson, with a shoutout to EENP

August 31, 2016: NC Department of Public Safety YouTube page (online video) - video about the first group of dogs graduating from the ABEL program at Franklin Correctional Center

June 2, 2016: WRAL (television) - evening news report about that day's leash ceremony for the ABEL program at Franklin Correctional Center

April 29, 2016: WFMY (television) - news piece about EENP waiting list client Amanda Weekley's quest for a service dog. There is an additional video about EENP pups alerting on the reporter's presumed low blood sugar.

April 11, 2016: WHUP FM (radio) - interview with EENP Program Director Deb Cunningham about our ABEL program and our upcoming fundraiser. (not available online)

March 23, 2016: WCHL AM (radio) - Deb Cunningham receives WCHL's Hometown Hero award

March 21, 2016: WCHL AM (radio) - interview with EENP Program Director Deb Cunningham about EENP and our upcoming fundraiser.

October 13, 2015: The Daily Tar Heel (print) - article about EENP's Oct. 10th fundraiser, a silent auction and concert with Jennifer Curtis and Friends.

September 17, 2015: UNC School of Medicine "Vital Signs" (online) - online feature about EENP's presentation on Medical Alert Dogs to second-year medical students as part of their Endocrine Block training.

September 15, 2015: The Daily Tar Heel (print) - article about EENP Medical Alert Dog JJ and her participation in an upcoming surgery for her human partner KK.

May 17, 2015: Nat Geo Wild (cable) - television show about Dr. Brian Hare's work on dog cognition, featuring EENP team Kayley and Mack as a segment. The full episode is only available to subscribers, but two free clips also feature Kayley and Mack: Super Service Dog - Mack and Top 5: Service Dogs

April 1, 2015: Pilot Mountain News (print) - article about EENP team Cariella Starnes and Gaz, and Gaz's nomination to be the AHA 2015 Hero Dog.

March 19, 2015: News Channel 5 Network, Nashville (CBS) - evening news piece about EENP client Ron Zolkower, his Diabetic Alert Dog Duncan, and Duncan's nomination to be the AHA 2015 Hero Dog.

March 19, 2015: WKRN News 2 Nashville (ABC) - morning news piece about EENP client Ron Zolkower, his Diabetic Alert Dog Duncan, and Duncan's nomination to be the AHA 2015 Hero Dog.

January 16, 2015: The Sanford Herald (print) - article about EENP waiting list client Cody Ruckart's fundraising effort for an EENP Diabetic Alert Dog.

December 30, 2014: The Times (print - Herkimer, NY) - article about EENP waiting list client Cody Ruckart's fundraising effort for an EENP Diabetic Alert Dog.

December 18, 2014: The News of Orange County (print) - article about EENP waiting list client Cody Ruckart's fundraising effort for an EENP Diabetic Alert Dog.

October 30, 2014: Hallmark Channel - The American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards ceremony was aired on the Hallmark Channel on October 30, 2014. JJ was the winner of the Service Dogs category and a finalist for 2014 American Hero Dog. There is no online video for the awards show, but you can view JJ's tribute video from the show.

October, 2014: Swarthmore College Alumni Magazine (print) - A feature story on EENP founder and Program Director Deb Cunningham traces her relationship with dogs from her days at Swarthmore, when her dog JB accompanied her to classes, to her work starting a partnership to train assistance dogs in NC prisons.

September 11, 2014: Today Show (NBC) - KK & JJ join the other Hero Dog Award finalists in New York for a live appearance on the Today Show.

September, 2014: Dog Fancy magazine (print) - JJ is featured in a short article in the October 2014 issue of Dog Fancy.

August 27, 2014: Pet Life Radio (radio) - Interview with Michelle Krawczyk about JJ and KK. Michelle is the first segment after an extended introduction.

August 7, 2014: Carolina Today (NBC) - Interview with Michelle and Kaelyn Krawczyk about how JJ helps KK, and JJ's status as a finalist in the 2014 American Hero Dog awards.

April 16, 2014: The Doctors (CBS) - Two part segment on the CBS daily show "The Doctors" about the partnership between KK and JJ, and JJ's help in surgery at Duke in December 2013. Part One is the backstory | Part Two is the in-studio segment

March 15, 2014: The Fayetteville Observer (print) - article about Christopher Smith's partnership with his Diabetic Alert Dog Mette

Coverage of JJ's participation in KK's surgery at Duke Medical Center in December 2013 is compiled on its own page at eenp.org/main/KKandJJ but here are some highlights:

  • ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer: link
  • The Doctors: link
  • Inside Edition: transcript of 1/8/14 broadcast
  • Inside Edition: bonus footage
  • Yahoo! News: link
  • ABC national website - link
  • NBC national website - video: link
  • Today (NBC) website: link
  • CBS News: link
  • CNN: link
  • News & Observer - article: link
  • News & Observer - 10 photos: link
  • WNCN (NBC) - these are the first NBC stories (two news clips and written story): link
  • WTVD (ABC) - this is the first ABC story (video and written story): link
  • FoxNews.com: link
  • The Huffington Post: link
  • Daily Mail (UK): link

January 17, 2014: The Chronicle (Duke University) (print) - article about EENP's Medical Alert Dog JJ's assistance in surgery at Duke in December 2013

January 8, 2014: Inside Edition

  • Transcript of 1/8/14 broadcast piece (we will post the video link when it is available)
  • Bonus footage from filming for 1/8/14 broadcast piece (note that this is not the piece that was broadcast, but a longer three minute clip of interviews and other footage)

January 7, 2014: ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer - Two minute piece on JJ's and KK's partnership and JJ's help in surgery at Duke

January 7, 2014: ABC News with Yahoo! News - video blog by ABC correspondent Steve Osunsami, who did the ABC World News Tonight piece, with additional information and footage

January 5, 2014: TV Globo, Brazil - Five minute original video featuring EENP teams KK & JJ and Chris Smith & Mette

December 20, 2013: KKSF radio, San Francisco (Talk 910) - interview with EENP Program Director Deb Cunningham about EENP assistance dog JJ's role in surgery on Dec. 18th at Duke

December 20, 2013: CBSNews.com (video) - video about JJ's role in surgery at Duke

December 19, 2013: News & Observer (print) - front page article about JJ's role in surgery at Duke

December 18, 2013: WNCN (NBC) (video) - news story about JJ's role in surgery at Duke (note: this original story was shared on NBC sites throughout the US)

December 18, 2013: WTVD (ABC) (video) - news story about JJ's role in surgery at Duke (note: this original story was shared on ABC sites throughout the US)

October 12, 2013: NBC Nightly News (national) - JJ and Stella are featured in the first minute of this segment about Medical Alert Dogs

July 2013: US Airways in-flight magazine - article about the US Airways employee volunteer program Puppies in Flight, with lots of pictures and a mention of EENP, who provided training for the program.

April 10, 2013: WCTI Channel 12 News (video) - story about Sue Bartholomew's partnership with Ginger

April 3, 2013: The Greenbrier Gazette (print) - article about Sue Bartholomew's partnership with Ginger

March 6, 2013: The Durham News (print) - article about EENP's programs and graduation on March 2, 2013.

February 19, 2013: The Daily Tar Heel (print) - article about the Town of Carrboro's commitment to make their Century Hall stage wheelchair accessible for EENP's upcoming graduation.

February 21, 2013: YouTube (video) - video profile of UNC Kenan-Flagler School of Business PhD student, and EENP Puppy Parent, Virginia Kay and her relationship with the EENP pup she helped train.

November 14, 2012: Sun Journal (print) - article about one of EENP's waiting list clients and her fundraising efforts

August 5, 2012: Examiner.com (online) - article about Ron Zolkower and Duncan, one of the teams we partnered at our June graduation ceremony

July 5, 2012: WNCT (television) - news story about the new hope JJ offers individuals with mastocytosis

June 23, 2012: The News & Observer (print) - follow up to February article about KK, checking in on KK one week after she was matched with her assistance dog JJ.

February 24, 2012: The News & Observer (print) - article about pairing an assistance dog with one of EENP's waiting list clients, a young girl with mastocytosis.

November 29, 2011: The News & Observer (print) - article about EENP's unique Diabetic Assistance Dog program.

November 27, 2011: The Chapel Hill News (print) - article about EENP's unique Diabetic Assistance Dog program.

October 9, 2011: The Chapel Hill News (print) - guest column by Kayley Thorpe about her partnership with Mack.

September 2011: The People's Channel (video) - 45 minute piece about our August 20th graduation

August 31, 2011: The Chapel Hill News (print) - "Roses" award to EENP for our work with assistance dog placements

August 28, 2011: The Herald-Sun (print) - "Perspectives" guest article by graduation speaker Robert Marotto touching on the partnership between EENP and Orange County Animal Services.

August 26, 2011: The Wilson Times (print) - article about new assistance dog team Kayley and Mack on their first day at school.

August 24, 2011: The Chapel Hill News (print) - article about the August 20th graduation of assistance dog team Kayley & Mack

August 24, 2011: The News & Observer (print) - print version of the earlier online article about the August 20th graduation of assistance dog team Kayley & Mack

August 20, 2011: The News & Observer (online) - article about the August 20th graduation of assistance dog team Kayley & Mack
(Don't miss the picture that goes along with the article.)

August 20, 2011: The Herald-Sun (print) - article about the August 20th graduation of assistance dog team Kayley & Mack

August 17, 2011: WCHL (radio) -- Village Pride Hometown Hero award honors EENP's Executive Director, Maria Ikenberry on August 17, 2011. Download the audio here or view all Village Pride awards by date here.

August 13, 2011: Chapelboro.com (web) - WCHL radio's web media site interviewed EENP's Board Chair John Stephens about our upcoming graduation

July 2011: Heart2Home (print) - article about EENP's programs (starts on page 25 of the July 2011 issue)

March 2011: WCOM's Talk of Hope (radio) - an interview with EENP's Program Director, Deb Cunningham

February 7, 2011: The Daily Tar Heel (print) - article about EENP and our February Open House

October 18, 2010: The Herald-Sun (print) - article about EENP's fundraiser Fun at Hogan Farm (held at Maple View Agricultural Center)

October 14, 2010: The Carrboro Citizen (print) - article about EENP and how we came to be
You can also see a pdf version of that entire edition here.

September 19, 2010: The Herald-Sun (print) - article about EENP client Melanie Taylor and the benefits of her partnership with Little B

September 19, 2010: The Herald-Sun (print) - overview of EENP and the services we provide

August 21, 2010: NBC17 (video) - EENP's first graduation

August 20, 2010: WRAL (video) - Pam Saulsby talks to Randy McGarity, one of EENP's first clients, on the day before graduation

August 18, 2010: The Herald-Sun (print) - article about graduation

August 10, 2010: WCHL (radio) - interview with Maria Ikenberry. To hear excerpts of the interview, you can click on each of the three little triangles (before a paragraph) in the written article.

August 8, 2010: The Chapel Hill News (print) - article about graduation

February 25, 2010: The Carrboro Commons and The Carrboro Citizen (print) - article about EENP

January 24, 2010: The Chapel Hill Herald (print) - photos of EENP's first Open House

December 2009: The Herald-Sun (print) - columnist and EENP Board member Dr. Maia Broussard writes about EENP

April 19, 2009: The Chapel Hill News (print) - article about EENP

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