Expert Network FAQ

Expert Network FAQ


  • What’s the Expert Network for? 

The Expert Network is a free resource for reporters and event organizers to quickly and easily access a diverse set of experts from top universities. Media can find thought leaders quickly, hear their take on trending topics in short audio/video clips, and request an interview or speaking opportunity—all in one place.

  • Is there a cost to use the service?

Nope! There’s no subscription, no fee, and no sign in⁠—the resource is completely free to use.


Can I directly embed the content in my story?

You sure can. Just click the “Share” button on the audio or video clip and copy the embed code. If you have any trouble whatsoever, reach out to us for help.

Can you provide images for stories as well?

We do our best to help you get everything you need for your story. 

Can I be alerted when new content is posted? Is there a newsletter?

Yes, you can sign up for our newsletter here.


Are all the experts from universities?

They sure are.

Do the experts pay to be featured?


What universities are represented? 

There are experts from the world’s top universities such as Yale, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Michigan.

How can I be featured on the Expert Network?

Academic experts are carefully selected after a rigorous review process. If you want to discuss this more, please email us more information about your background and credentials.

What topics can the experts speak to?

These experts can speak to a range of topics, from timely political issues, technology trends, social debates, financial news, and current health issues to evergreen topics, like happiness and personal development.

What if I can’t find an individual who has the expertise I’m looking for?

We want to do our best to help, so please email us more details.


How soon will I hear from you after I submit a media request?

We do our best to answer as soon as we can as we know you’re on deadline. 

How can I contact you about media requests? Is there a media hotline I can call?

You can email or call us at 650-265-0774.

Can I delete the data I submitted?

Yes, you can do that here.