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Brad Harrington on The Today Show

June 9, 2014

Television

  • Brad Harrington appeared on the Today Show to discuss the chaning role of fathers, reporting from Washington D.C. where he was a panelist to the White House Summit on Working Families event on Working Fathers
  • Danielle Hartmann shared thoughts on Career OR Family decisions with Fox 25 News Boston
  • Brad Harrington spoke with Fox 25 News about the changing role of fathers, a new report The New Dad: A Work (and Life) in Progress and our new website TheNewDad.org
  • WGBH's Greater Boston featured a discussion of "Lean In" and women in the workplace with Danielle Hartmann in The Sandberg Fallout
  • Brad Harrington shared his thoughts on the recent Yahoo! announcement that the company will end remote work arrangements with New England Cable News.

See our Work-Life Wednesday page for additional Fox 25 News segments

Radio

  • "Shared parenting" was the topic of conversation on WBUR's Radio Boston when Brad Harrington appeared along with Marc and Amy Vachon, authors of Equally Shared Parenting.

  • The Time Magazine cover story "Chore Wars" states that when combining paid and unpaid work, men and women put in the same number of hours. Brad Harrington and NYU Professor of Sociology Kathleen Gerson were expert commentators on Minnesota Public Radio's Midmorning show with host Kerry Miller.

 

Print/Online

  • The Royal Baby's birth and Prince William's fatherhood brought attention to paternity leave. The New Dad research was cited in a number of articles: NBC NewsBusiness Insider, Yahoo Shine
  • BCCWF research is cited in a story on how brands and advertisers are waking up to the shifting roles of men and fathers in the New York Times Don't Call Him Mom, or an Imbecile
  • Executive Director Brad Harrington comments on two of the stories of the summer, the Olympics and the "Having it all" discussion, in Huffington Post.
  • Assistant Director Jennifer Sabatini Fraone comments on the benefits that parents can bring to the workplace in HR Executive.
  • The Daddy Track: In this Huffington Post article, Brad Harrington is quoted on the position of the modern father in society.
  • In the Balance: Brad Harrington joins the discussion on work-family balance in this New York Life article.
  • Human Resource Executive quoted Jennifer Sabatini Fraone in the story A Big Divide on the significant "implementation gap" between employers  work-life policies and practices.
  • Assistant Director Jennifer Sabatini Fraone was interviewed for the Boston.com on-line feature gallery on How to juggle the work-life balance.

  • BCCWF Executive-in-Residence Lauren Stiller Rikleen was interviewed by the Worcester Business Journal for their story on Millennials entitled Technology And The Generation Gap.
  • Brad Harrington is quoted in Time Magazine's cover story Chore Wars.

  • An in-depth interview with Brad Harrington on The New Dad: Caring, Committed and Conflicted was published in the The New York Post.
  • The Dayton Daily News recently published a detailed look at the changing face of fatherhood and an interview with Brad Harrington.