Press & Media

Press & Media

NDPA Press & Media

The NDPA has been and continues to be a resource for the media when covering drowning incidents, drowning prevention, general water safety, the science behind drowning and water safety, swimming, and other topics. The NDPA has worked with Headline News (CNN Affiliate), Good Morning America, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and many local news departments.

Topics NDPA Can Provide Input On

  • Drowning and Non-fatal Drowning Statistics
  • Drowning Science & Terminology
  • Layers of Protection around water
  • Lifeguard Management & Training
  • Rescue Equipment Vs. Toys
  • Lifejackets
  • Swimming & Swim Lessons
  • General Water Safety
  • Backyard Pool Safety
  • Water Safety While Traveling
  • Open Water Swimming

Reach out to the NDPA for comment on any of the above topics and more! We are happy to help support your news story or project!

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Rosalie Martin
Press & Media Contact


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Latest Releases

Three-Time Olympian Dana Vollmer And Chairman, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Alexander Hoehn-Saric, Lead Keynote Sessions At 2023 NDPA Water Safety Conference As Experts Gather To Address Leading Cause Of Death Among Children Ages 1-4

February 7, 2023

On February 13, 2023 the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA.org) will kick off its 2023 National Water Safety Conference. Presented in conjunction with the AOAP (Association of Aquatic Professionals) Annual Conference at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the ...

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Drowning Prevention Research Summit Kicks Off Multi-Year Effort To Champion Advancement And Innovation In Drowning Prevention Research And Safety

September 15, 2022

The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA.org) hosted the industry’s first research summit solely dedicated to water safety and drowning prevention for children and adolescents - a critical issue and the single leading cause of death among children ages 1-4 years ...

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) Receives Lighthouse Award and Becomes the Water Safety Champion at the National Water Safety Conference

April 15, 2022

Over 300 engaged water safety advocates came together, in person and virtually, at the 21st annual National Water Safety Conference presented by the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA). This annual event is the gathering place of multiple different sectors, stakeholders, and advocates who ...

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NDPA In The Media

Como Park Pool swimming coach

February 26, 2023

David Albornoz doesn’t want to talk about himself. Throughout his decades of work in St. Paul as a lifeguard, instructor and coach — leading, innovating, recruiting and yes, saving lives — his goal has been to stay out of the news. “We want to avoid that relevance, and you know what avoids that relevance — doing the boring work,” he ...

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Bob’s No Wake Zone Boating Radio Show

January 14, 2023

Master Captain Bob May talks with Dr. Adam Katchmarchi about water safety and childhood drowning statistics.

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