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Elevating Our Mission: MVJ’s Focus on Innovation, Reliability, and Diversity

By March 3, 2023Resources

Our core values are at the heart of our mission to provide meaningful opportunities and support for veterans in the journalism field. They guide the way we advocate for our community as we work to empower and uplift veterans in the news media. At MVJ, we believe that innovation, reliability and diversity are vital to bringing about the change we wish to see for the military and veteran community we serve.

These updates to MVJ’s values were the result of a collaborative effort between our team members and leadership. The process began with a leadership course that emphasized the importance of better defining the concepts that guide MVJ’s mission and vision. After that, our team reflected on our successes and challenges, and discussed how we could improve MVJ’s operations to better serve America’s veterans. These conversations became the three core values that we believe embody the spirit and purpose of MVJ.

Innovation is key to achieving our goal of driving positive change for veterans. We believe in being adaptable and willing to experiment in order to create meaningful impact for our community in the constantly evolving information environment. Our dedication to innovation in news media sets us apart as we strive to bring a bold and creative approach to veteran advocacy.

Reliability is the foundation of all our operations. We are always available to our members, partner organizations, and stakeholders, and make every effort to respond to inquiries and requests in a timely manner. Our reputation for reliable service has empowered us to consistently innovate and foster trust and confidence in our organization.

Diversity is a core value that we embrace in our staffing, programming, and advocacy efforts. We recognize that everyone brings unique experiences and perspectives to our mission, and we strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We are committed to creating pathways for individuals from all backgrounds to achieve their goals.

MVJ’s new core values are essential to our mission of driving change for America’s veterans within the news industry. By prioritizing innovation, we are better equipped to tackle complex challenges and develop creative solutions that empower our community. Our commitment to reliability ensures that our members, partner organizations, and stakeholders can always count on us for dependable service and support. Our focus on diversity enables us to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We believe that by serving to these standards every day, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our fellow veterans. 

MVJ’s new core values will enable us to better serve our community and continue to push America’s veterans to new heights in journalism. Thank you for your continued support of MVJ.