What we do
The Iowa Capitol Press Association exists to promote and support robust coverage of Iowa state government for the benefit of the public, and to advocate for policies that encourage transparency, access, and for conditions in which press corps members can conduct their work safely and effectively.
Who we are
The Iowa Capitol Press Association's members include journalists employed by more than a dozen print, radio, television, and online media outlets who cover Iowa state government, including the Iowa Legislature, the governor's office and state government agencies.
President: Erin Murphy
Vice President: Kathie Obradovich
Secretary: Katarina Sostaric
April 14, 2023
ICPA President Murphy issues statement regarding Iowa Supreme Court ruling on open records case
(Note: ICPA Vice President Kathie Obradovich, whose news organization was one of the plaintiffs in the case, recused herself from the process and was not involved in the publication of this statement.)
January 3, 2023
Legislative preview forum canceled; ICPA expresses concern with statehouse leaders' declining availability
The ICPA hopes to resume the forum – which has been held annually for more than 20 years, previously by the Associated Press – next year or at another time in another form.