IowaCASA will make every attempt to respond to media requests in a timely manner. This may include direct comments, resources, background information, guidance, and more. 

For media inquiries, please contact:

Matty Tate-Smith

Communications Specialist

Pronouns: He, Him, His

(515) 850-1907 (direct line)


If media requests are made on holidays or weekends, it may take up to 24-48 hours before receiving a response. 

Resources for the media

We do our best to ensure the best possible resources are available for media covering issues of sexual violence. The following is a media guide for journalists that helps review best practices, language, and more. For questions or concerns about any of the content, please contact us at


Reporting on Sexual Violence: A Guide for Journalists in Iowa > click here

(last updated in January 2019)

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Office: (515) 244-7424  |  Fax: (515) 850-1900

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