From Office of Comms to Media Representative


[COLLEGE NAME] launches Merit



[COLLEGE NAME] has joined hundreds of institutions in the US using [Hyperlink the word “Merit” to your institution’s Merit page] to share stories of student success with their local media.


When students from your local area are recognized you’ll see a press release about them from [COLLEGE NAME].

Be on the lookout for press releases about:


Through Merit you will also have access to your own personal Media Portal page. This page includes an archive of all of your press releases, and lets you download lists of students in spreadsheet format as well as make changes to your coverage area.

You can learn more about our involvement with Merit and its benefits to newspapers here:

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I’m looking forward to recognizing and promoting your local students with Merit!