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Merritt Melancon

  • Public Relations Coordinator, Office of Marketing and Communications


Merritt Melancon has spent two decades telling the stories of heros, scholars, students and scoundrels. Since February 2020, she has served as public relations manager for the Terry College of Business, where she coordinates content for the Terry News website, the college’s monthly email newsletter, Terry FYI, the college’s research newsletter Terry Takeaways and serves as a liaison between members of the press and Terry College faculty.

Merritt spent the first decade of her career as a daily newspaper reporter and served as a public relations coordinator for the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Extension before joining Terry College. She holds a ABJ in magazine journalism and MA in mass communication from UGA. Outside of the office, she can be found sneaking whole wheat flour and vegetables into muffins that her family will not eat or walking her elderly Lab mix, Franny.