Press Releases

Our brands are nationally recognized; our people, thought leaders. Below are our most recent press releases. Interested in featuring Victory Media in a story? Contact our national press team:  Suzanne Treviño (strevino@gcjpr.com) or Brian O’Malley (bomalley@gcjpr.com) | (602) 274-1988.


2017 Military Spouse Friendly Employers® List Recognizes Companies Hiring Military Spouses on the Home Front

Thursday, January 12, 2017 | ,
Victory Media, announces its 2017 Military Spouse Friendly Employers®, recognizing companies that hire and promote spouses of active duty service members and promote workforce development policies and programs for military employees.
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STEM Jobs Joins PA STEM Advisory Committee, Gains Voice Nationwide

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 |
Victory Media, publisher of STEM Jobs resources designed to help students do what they love, announced today strategic initiatives in four states, all with the common goal of helping K12 educators to connect classrooms to careers and increase the number of students interested in STEM.
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Nominations for 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®, presented by Military Spouse Magazine, Open Nationwide

Monday, January 2, 2017 |
Military Spouse Magazine opened nominations today for the 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® (MSOY). Now celebrating its tenth year, the award program honors military spouses from all branches of the Armed Forces and all ranks. Nominate a spouse now through January 31.
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Victory Media Celebrates 15 Years of Creating Civilian Opportunities for Veterans

PITTSBURGH—In 2001, the country was reeling from the terrorist attacks of 9/11. While thousands of U.S. troops were heading overseas to fight a new war, veterans Chris Hale, Rich McCormack and Scotty Shaw were looking for a way to create sustainable demand for hiring our nation’s veterans. After leaving the Navy in the ‘90s, the […]
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Military Friendly® Awards Recognize Top Employers and Schools

Thursday, December 8, 2016 | ,
Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, announced today special awards for its 2017 Military Friendly® Employers and 2017 Military Friendly® Schools. For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families. New this year, Military Friendly® Awards showcase the most powerful and effective programs of all institutions earning the Military Friendly® designation.
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2017 Military Friendly® Employers and Schools List Released

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | , ,
Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, announced today its list of 2017 Military Friendly® Employers and 2017 Military Friendly® Schools. Significant technological investment into the evaluation process enhanced the breadth of data evaluated, resulting in 210 Military Friendly® Employers and 1,273 Military Friendly® Schools recognized for their support of the military community.
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NaVOBA Announces New York Business Owner as 2016 Vetrepreneur® of the Year

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 |
The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA), in partnership with Armed Forces Insurance, is pleased to announce that Emmett Walker, founder and CEO of Walker SCM of Valley Stream, New York, is the 2016 Vetrepreneur® of the Year.
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Victory Media Hires Outgoing Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens as Chief Operating Officer

Victory Media announced that recently retired Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens has joined the company as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Stevens will be charged with scaling company operations as it grows its mission to create civilian success for our nation’s military community.
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Suzie Schwartz Promoted to President of Military Spouse Programs, Navy Spouse Lindsay Bradford Named Program Vice President

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 |
Victory Media announced today the promotion of Suzie Schwartz, spouse of retired Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and military family advocate, to President of Military Spouse Programs, and Lindsay Bradford, 2016 Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) Navy Spouse of the Year®, as Military Spouse Programs Vice President.
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2017 Military Friendly® Employers Survey Open for Entries

Thursday, August 4, 2016 | ,
This week the 2017 Military Friendly® Employers survey opened to leading companies nationwide looking to build sustainable, effective programs to recruit and retain talent from the military community. The survey helps mid-size and large employers assess and benchmark how Military Friendly® their policies and programs are for veterans, Guard and Reserve members and military spouses.
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