In The News

Starting in 2010, Help Save The Next Girl has saturated multi-media platforms. The following is a selection of news articles which feature Help Save The Next Girl at work.

 

Friday, April 21, 2017
New book is a mother's unflinching look at the life - and death - of Morgan Harrington
http://www.roanoke.com/news/local/roanoke_county/new-book-is-a-mother-s-unflinching-look-at-the/article_81846646-5651-539a-895d-da9a0ae9976f.html

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Help Save The Next Girl teaches personal safety at first annual Safety Summit
http://radfordnewsjournal.com/top-stories/help-save-next-girl-teaches-personal-safety-first-annual-safety-summit/

Sunday, March 19, 2017
Help Save The Next Girl hosts safety summit
http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Help-Save-the-Next-Girl-host-safety-summit-416546483.html

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Mary Baldwin University Hosts Gil Harrington Book Signing
http://www.nbc29.com/story/34912310/mary-baldwin-university-hosts-gil-harrington-book-signing?

Monday, March 13, 2017
Morgan Harrington's mother releases very personal book
https://wfirnews.com/local-news/morgan-harringtons-mother-releases-very-personal-book

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Launch Past Danger Safety Summit in Roanoke
http://www.virginiafirst.com/news/local-news/launch-past-danger-safety-summit-in-roanoke

Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Art of Healing the World
http://wvtf.org/post/art-healing-world#stream/0

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Gil Harrington sits down with WDBJ7 anchor Chris Hurst
http://www.wdbj7.com/video/gil-harrington-sits-down-with-wdbj7-anchor-chris-hurst/38604892

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Jesse Matthew’s family pleaded with him to help locate Hannah Graham
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/jesse-matthews-family-pleaded-with-him-to-help-locate-hannah-graham/2016/03/16/54c682a6-ebb1-11e5-a6f3-21ccdbc5f74e_story.html

Friday, March 11, 2016
Focus on education as legislation targeting campus sexual assault passes General Assembly
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/focus-on-education-as-legislation-targeting-campus-sexual-assault-passes-general-assembly/38462700

Thursday, March 10, 2016
How 'One Little Gesture of Compassion' Led to Connection Between Morgan Harrington's Parents and the Family of Her Convicted Killer
http://www.people.com/article/mothers-jesse-matthew-morgan-harrington-pray-for-each-other

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Jesse Matthew Jr. pleads guilty to killing Hannah Graham, Morgan Harrington
http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/29/us/jesse-matthew-plea-hearing/

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Gil Harrington on Matthew: “I didn’t need to harm him. I really wanted to protect others from him.”
http://wsls.com/2016/03/01/gil-harrington-on-jesse-matthew-i-didnt-need-to-harm-him-i-really-wanted-to-protect-others-from-him/

Monday, February 29, 2016
Jesse Matthew expected to enter plea agreement, prosecutor says
http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/29/us/jesse-matthew-plea-hearing/

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Hearing will reveal evidence against Jesse Matthew in Hannah Graham murder
http://wtop.com/hannah-graham-murder/2016/01/hearing-will-reveal-evidence-against-jesse-matthew-in-hannah-graham-murder/

Sunday, October 4, 2015
DePaul Community Resources honors 7 local women
http://www.wdbj7.com/video/depaul-community-resources-honors-7-local-women/35668300

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Gil Harrington gives reaction after Jesse Matthew verdict
http://wsls.com/2015/10/04/gil-harrington-gives-reaction-after-jesse-matthew-verdict/

Friday, October 2, 2015
Jesse Matthew gets 3 life terms for ‘brutal’ Fairfax sex assault
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/jesse-matthew-to-be-sentenced-in-brutal-attack-on-woman-in-fairfax/2015/10/01/39bd9114-685f-11e5-8325-a42b5a459b1e_story.html

Friday, October 2, 2015
Matthew gets 3 life sentences in Fairfax Co. sex assault
http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/virginia/2015/10/02/jesse-matthew-sentenced-fairfax-co-sex-assault/73198532/

Friday, October 2, 2015
Jesse Matthew Jr: 3 Life Prison Terms for 2005 Sex Assault
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/sentencing-result-life-term-jesse-matthew-34198494

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mother of slain student Morgan Harrington consoles mother of accused killer
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/mother-of-slain-student-morgan-harrington-consoles-mother-of-accused-killer/

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Gil Harrington want plea for Jesse Matthew
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/mother-of-slain-student-wants-plea-for-accused-man/35582512

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Gil Harrington consoles mother of accused killer at hearing
http://www.roanoke.com/news/virginia/gil-harrington-consoles-mother-of-accused-killer-at-hearing/article_97287a4f-15bb-5983-b220-6d6380fae00c.html

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Christiansburg town council makes October 'Help Save the Next Girl' month
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/-christiansburg-town-council-makes-october-help-save-the-next-girl-month/35426104

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Virginia Western to hold talk by Gil Harrington on Sept 30
http://www.roanoke.com/community/swoco/virginia-western-to-hold-talk-by-gil-harrington-on-sept/article_0e2b5a52-ea6b-5ca9-9a18-d8d152d396d9.html

Friday, September 18, 2015
Murder Victim Morgan Harrington's Mom on Suspect Jesse Matthew: 'He's Left a Trail of Sorrow Wherever He's Been'
http://www.people.com/article/morgan-harrington-mom-suspect-jesse-matthew

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Morgan Harrington's parents come face to face with their daughter's accused killer
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/arraignment-set-for-jesse-matthew-today-in-morgan-harrington-case/35301328#.VfoTUtWllgA.facebook

Monday, September 14, 2015
Will Virginia's campus sexual assult laws help protect future victims?
http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/america-tonight/articles/2015/9/14/virginia-campus-sexual-assault-laws-protect-victims.html

Friday, August 28, 2015
Help Save the Next Girl to hold vigil today for WDBJ's Alison and Adam
http://wric.com/2015/08/28/help-save-the-next-girl-to-hold-vigil-today-for-wdbj7s-alison-and-adam/

Monday, August 24, 2015
Help Save the Next Girl social media presence aiding investigators
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/help-save-the-next-girl-social-media-presence-aiding-investigators/34898074

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Help Save The Next Girl Remembers missing people in Charlottesville
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/help-save-the-next-girl-remembers-missing-people-in-charlottesville/34615254

Sunday, June 14, 2015
A Nirbhaya in America forces rapist to almost confess to sexual assault, attempted murder
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2015/06/14/a-nirbhaya-in-america-forces-rapist-to-almost-confess-to-sexual-assault-attempted-murder/

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Help Save the Next Girl remembers Joan Cook
http://www.wsls.com/story/29313563/help-save-the-next-girl-remembers-joan-cook

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Gil Harrington happy with Jesse Matthew outcome, but still wants say in court
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/gil-harrington-happy-with-jesse-matthew-outcome-but-still-wants-day-in-court/33509064

Friday, June 5, 2015
Family of missing teen asks community to wear pink in her honor
http://www.wset.com/story/29248575/family-of-missing-teen-asks-community-to-wear-pink-in-her-honor

Monday, June 1, 2015
Help Save the Next Girl adds new partnership
http://www.wsls.com/story/29204647/help-save-the-next-girl-adds-new-partnership

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Bill on reporting college campus sexual assaults signed tomorrow
http://www.wsls.com/story/29172402/bill-on-reporting-college-campus-sexual-assaults-signed-tomorrow

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Vance: Meet two public servants
http://www.roanoke.com/opinion/commentary/vance-meet-two-public-servants/article_f528cdca-6b30-5655-9af4-c4c5f2f9a7c8.html

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Race car driver Chad Ricker paints car with Help Save the Next Girl theme
http://www.wsls.com/story/28924972/race-car-driver-chad-ricker-paints-car-with-help-save-the-next-girl-theme

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Help Save the Next Girl hosts Ready Set Safety event
http://www.wsls.com/story/28899647/help-save-the-next-girl-hosts-ready-set-safety-event

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Community Day Kicks Off Victims' Rights Week in Charlottesville
http://www.nbc29.com/story/28842674/community-day-kicks-off-victims-rights-week-in-charlottesville

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Virginia Tech Softball partners with Help Save the Next GIrl
http://www.wsls.com/story/28722324/vt-tech-softball-partners-with-help-save-the-next-girl

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Parents of Slain Students See Jesse Matthew for First Time
http://wvtf.org/post/parents-slain-students-see-jesse-matthew-first-time

Thursday, February 26, 2015
In-Depth: Team Justice Forms for Morgan Harrington (VIDEO)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRrK8PPd5rY

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
MIssing teen found safe, male faces charges
http://www.wsls.com/story/28073089/missing-teen-found-safe-male-faces-charges

Friday, January 30, 2015
Police reach out to 'Help Save the Next Girl' in Search for Missing Teen
http://www.wsls.com/story/27989081/police-reach-out-to-help-save-the-next-girl-in-search-for-missing-teen

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Police asking for help finding Danville teen missing since January
http://www.wsls.com/story/27977909/mother-of-danville-teen-missing-since-january-pleads-for-help

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Gil Harrington, Help Save the Next Girl advocate for expansion of Va. DNA data bank
http://www.wsls.com/story/27957006/gil-harrington-help-save-the-next-girl-advocate-for-expansion-of-va-dna-data-bank

Monday, January 26, 2015
Harringtons, HSTNG Begin 'Team Justice' Phase
http://www.nbc29.com/story/27941126/harringtons-hstng-begin-team-justice-phase

Monday, January 26, 2015
5 Years After Morgan Harrington Found, "Help Save The Next Girl" Selling Tee-Shirts
http://wric.com/2015/01/26/5-years-after-morgan-harrington-found-help-save-the-next-girl-selling-tee-shirts/

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Help Save the Next Girl holds vigil for missing people
http://www.wsls.com/story/27933332/help-save-the-next-girl-holds-vigil-for-the-missing

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Morgan Harrington's family looks to start new chapter
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/morgan-harringtons-family-looks-to-start-new-chapter/30024370

Monday, November 17, 2014
Sweet Briar Students Light Candles In Memory Of Hannah Graham, Local Missing Persons
http://www.wset.com/story/27410641/sweet-briar-students-light-candles-in-memory-of-hannah-graham-local-missing-persons

Thursday, November 14, 2014
Help Save The Next Girl to host event in downtown Roanoke
http://www.roanoke.com/news/local/roanoke/help-save-the-next-girl-to-host-event-in-downtown/article_157f8ad7-4368-5c4a-ad44-90d187687ce3.html

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Gold's Gym Help Save the Next Girl
http://www.wsls.com/story/27335035/golds-gym-help-save-the-next-girl

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Virginia Tech students honor Hannah Graham in evening vigil
http://college.usatoday.com/2014/10/23/virginia-tech-students-honor-hannah-graham-in-evening-vigil/

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Vigil at Virginia Tech honors Hannah Graham and so much more
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/hannah-graham-candlelight-vigil-at-virginia-tech/29274440

Monday, October 20, 2014
Stolen but not forgotten: Morgan Harrington remembered on five year anniversary
http://www.collegiatetimes.com/news/state/article_08380db4-58b0-11e4-a6c9-0017a43b2370.html

Friday, October 18, 2014
WEB EXTRA: Dan Harrington talks about latest developments in Graham case
http://m.wdbj7.com/news/web-extra-dan-harrington-talks-about-latest-developments-in-graham-case/29216754

Friday, October 17, 2014
Morgan Harrington 5-year anniversary of disappearance
http://www.wsls.com/story/26809081/help-save-the-next-girl-honors-5-year-anniversary-of-harrington-disappearance

Friday, October 17, 2014
Ceremony Marks 5 Years Since Morgan Harrington's Murder
http://www.nbc29.com/story/26816042/ceremony-marks-5-years-since-morgan-harringtons-murderFriday, October 17, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014
Morgan Harrington’s parents open up about being members of ‘Murdered Child’s Club’
http://wtvr.com/2014/10/17/morgan-harrington-anniversary/

Friday, October 17, 2014
Five Years Later: Remembering Morgan Harrington
http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/Five-Years-Later-Remembering-Morgan-Harrington-279613992.html

Friday, October 17, 2014
5 Year Anniversary of Morgan Harrington's Death Brings Awareness For Other Missing Girls
http://www.wset.com/story/26816928/5-year-anniversary-of-morgan-harringtons-death-brings-awareness-for-other-missing-girls

Friday, October 17, 2014
Virginia Tech students honor Morgan Harrington
http://www.wsls.com/video?clipId=10707418&autostart=true

Friday, October 17, 2014
Surviving the 'Murdered Child's Club'
http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/17/us/virginia-girl-anniversary-harrington-death/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

Friday, October 17, 2014
Missing women remembered on 5th anniversary of Harrington's disappearance
http://m.roanoke.com/news/virginia/missing-women-remembered-on-th-anniversary-of-harrington-s-disappearance/article_b047580e-904a-5c39-9a3f-80ad5ccfd6ce.html?mode=jqm

Friday, October 16, 2014
Family of Morgan Harrington urges vigilance in search for Hannah Graham
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/family-of-morgan-harrington-urges-vigilance-in-search-for-hannah-graham/2014/10/16/1ae302a4-553e-11e4-892e-602188e70e9c_story.html?hpid=z4

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
'Resistance rather than surrender' right path for Harrington family
http://m.timesdispatch.com/news/state-regional/resistance-rather-than-surrender-right-path-for-harrington-family/article_036217de-dbaf-542d-968f-992a1a30ad1f.html?mode=jqm

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Students help to save the next girl
http://m.wdbj7.com/news/students-help-to-save-the-next-girl/28376918

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
University students start Help Save the Next Girl chapter to raise awareness for missing persons
http://www.cavalierdaily.com/m/article/2014/09/university-students-start-help-save-the-next-girl-chapter-to-raise-awareness-for-missing-persons

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Morgan Harrington's parents discuss possible DNA link to the Hannah Graham disappearance
http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2014/09/30/morgan-harringtons-parents-discuss-possible-dna-link-to-the-hannah-graham-disappearance/?hpt=ac_bn8

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Morgan Harrington's parents: We are 'desperate' to find missing UVA student Hannah Graham
http://www.today.com/news/morgan-harringtons-parents-we-are-desperate-find-missing-uva-student-2D80184226

Friday, September 26, 2014
Help Save the Next Girl Creates UVA Chapter
http://www.nbc29.com/story/26639652/help-save-the-next-girl-creates-uva-chapter

Thursday, September 25, 2014
GIL HARRINGTON AND TRINA MURPHY
http://insidecville.com/city/gil-harrington-and-trina-murphy/

Monday, September 22, 2014
Harringtons Raising Awareness for Hannah Graham
http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/Harringtons-Raising-Awareness-for-Hannah-Graham-276251331.html

Monday, September 22, 2014
'Help Find Hannah' on Charlottesville bridge where Harrington was last seen
http://www.wsls.com/story/26598692/help-find-hannah-on-charlottesville-bridge-where-harrington-was-last-seen

Thursday, September 18, 2014
As another family waits for news of a missing daughter, Gil Harrington speaks of 'path through the anguish'
http://www.roanoke.com/news/crime/as-another-family-waits-for-news-of-a-missing-daughter/article_cc1f8e7a-e6c5-58f4-8a6f-1cf6eecd7f3e.html

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Gil Harrington talks about loss of her daughter Morgan; thoughts on Hannah Graham case
http://www.myfoxdc.com/Clip/10597164/gil-harrington-talks-about-loss-of-her-daughter-morgan-thoughts-on-hannah-graham-case#.VBrUB6BWp_M.twitter

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Harrington: "Enough is enough. Too many women missing & murdered in the same area"
http://www.wsls.com/story/26550324/harrington-enough-is-enough-too-many-women-missing-murdered-in-the-same-area

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Possible Suspect Sighting Spurs Public Safety Notice
http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/275375341.html

Tuesday, September 9, 2013
Gil Harrington: An Unflinching Gaze
http://iris.virginia.edu/2013/09/gil-harrington-an-unflinching-gaze/

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Event spotlights Renee Field disappearance
http://www.fluvannareview.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5957:renee-field&catid=81

Monday, September 1, 2014
Kenny Jarrels of "Help Save The Next Girl" joins the program.
http://wina.com/morning-news/kenny-jarrels/

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Bonnie Santiago's Family Continues to Spread the Word of Disappearance
http://www.nbc29.com/story/26412553/bonnie-santiagos-family-continues-to-spread-the-word-of-disappearance

Sunday, August 3, 2014
365 Days Missing, Family of Alexis Murphy Honors Her Life
http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/365-Days-Missing-Family-of-Alexis-Murphy-Honors-her-Life-269765911.html

Sunday, August 3, 2014
'Help Save the Next Girl' Spreads Awareness at Albemarle County Fair
http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/Help-Save-the-Next-Girl-Spreads-Awareness-at-Albemarle-County-Fair-269689981.html

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Help Save The Next Girl Search for Answers in Missing Women Cases
http://www.nbc29.com/story/26182044/help-save-the-next-girl-search-for-answers-in-missing-women-cases

Friday, August 1, 2014
Concert carried somber message
http://news.fredericksburg.com/newsdesk/2014/08/01/concert-carried-somber-message/

Friday, July 25, 2014
Help Save the Next Girl Joins Effort to Find Missing Albemarle Woman
http://www.nbc29.com/story/26114985/help-save-the-next-girl-joins-effort-to-find-missing-albemarle-woman

Friday, July 18, 2014
Non-Profit Group Helping to Find Missing Fluvanna Co. Woman
http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/Non-Profit-Group-Helping-to-Find-Missing-Fluvanna-Co-Woman-267691501.html

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
"Charlottesville judge allows Harrington's civil lawsuit to move forward"
http://www.wsls.com/story/26028117/charlottesville-judge-allows-harringtons-civil-lawsuit-to-move-forward

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
"Judge Pushes Back Descision Regarding Harrington Wrongful Death Suit"
http://www.nbc29.com/story/25860709/harrington-civil-suit

Sunday, June 16, 2014
“We love you 2 Much, 4 Ever, and 1 Once More (241)”
http://donnagore.com/2014/06/15/we-love-you-2-much-4-ever-and-1-once-more-241/

Sunday, June 9, 2014
Coming together to ‘Help Save The Next Girl’
http://www.sovanow.com/index.php?/news/article/coming_together_to_help_save_the_next_girl

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Families Rally Together, Wanting Closure on Missing Loved Ones
http://www.wset.com/story/25720298/families-rally-together-wanting-closure-on-missing-loved-ones

Thursday, June 5, 2014
VT Coach Beamer voices support for ‘Help Save the Next Girl’ campaign
http://www.wsls.com/story/25706570/vt-coach-beamer-voices-support-for-help-save-the-next-girl-campaign

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Help Save the Next Girl expands nationwide
http://www.wsls.com/story/25706756/help-save-the-next-girl-expands-nationwide

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Missing Franklin County woman remembered
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/missing-franklin-county-woman-remembered/26278944

Saturday, May 24, 2014
Lord Botetourt High School creates Help Save The Next Girl Chapter
http://www.wsls.com/story/25605543/lord-botetourt-high-school-creates-help-save-the-next-girl-chapter

Friday, May 23, 2014
Lord Botetourt chapter of ‘Save the Next Girl’ to attend Festival in the Park May 24
http://www.roanoke.com/community/botetourt_view/lord-botetourt-chapter-of-save-the-next-girl-to-attend/article_a0e61072-e1cf-11e3-abd9-0017a43b2370.html

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Roth Show: Facing Crime with Dam and Gil Harrington, Dottie Lester
http://imaginepublicity.com/2014/03/18/the-roth-show-facing-crime-with-dan-and-gil-harrington-dottie-laster/

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Every Second Counts Initiative Supported by missing & murdered families
http://www.wsls.com/story/24844769/every-second-counts-initiative-supported-by-missing-murdered-families

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Missing & Murdered: Cara Holley’s parents speak out for the first time
http://www.wsls.com/story/24816701/missing-murdered-cara-holleys-parents-speak-out

Monday, February 3, 2014
Docs for Morgan nets money for charity
http://m.roanoke.com/news/docs-for-morgan-nets-money-for-charity/article_dadf877a-8d53-11e3-92a3-0017a43b2370.html?mode=jqm

Friday, January 31, 2014
‘Docs for Morgan’ fundraiser this Monday
http://m.roanoke.com/business/columns_and_blogs/blogs/med_beat/docs-for-morgan-fundraiser-this-monday/article_12f53b4e-8ab8-11e3-b461-0017a43b2370.html?mode=jqm

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Morgan Harrington’s Family Fighting to “Save the Next Girl”
http://www.wric.com/story/24512181/morgan-harringtons-family-fighting-to-save-the-next-girl

Thursday, January 16, 2014
‘Help Save the Next Girl’ launches at SBC
http://sbc.edu/news/business/help-save-girl-launches-sbc/

 

 

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