Media Coverage Video

NRPA often works with broadcast media on national stories that affect the park and recreation industry. Below represents a recent sampling of media coverage:

On July 15, 2011, the CBS Early Show aired a story on the closure of public pools in America, "Budget cuts force public pools to close," with an on-camera appearance by NRPA's Chief Executive Officer, Barbara Tulipane.


On July 1, 2011, ABC World News with Dianne Sawyer aired a story on the closure of state parks in America, "July Fourth Bummer: State Parks Closed," with a quote from NRPA's Chief of Public Policy, Rich Dolesh.


The CBS Early Show aired a story titled “State Parks Hit Hard By Budget Cuts" on June 28, 2011, with a great sound bite from NRPA CEO Barbara Tulipane – filmed at the National Recreation and Park Association headquarters. Link: