Being a media source is an important way for ASHA members to volunteer, creating a positive impact on everyone involved—themselves, the professions, and the public. ASHA looks to members to help raise awareness of communication disorders at the grassroots level.
Many successful media sources who volunteer have no prior experience. It helps that ASHA members, by the very nature of their work, are good communicators. Most find that media interviews come very naturally to them.
Interested? Please fill out the form below.
ASHA may contact volunteers when we learn of local media opportunities. However, ASHA members are encouraged to engage in their own outreach. ASHA’s public relations staff provides guidance on both fronts.
Volunteering as a media source for ASHA offers two levels of benefits:
ASHA honors members who have engaged in exceptional media work with its “Media Champion” award. Media Champions are recognized at the ASHA Convention each November.
Some Past member Media Champions
Find out how member Media Champions became involved in media work, as well as what their experiences have been like: