Merry Aronson

Founder

Before establishing MerryMedia in 2002, Merry served as a network television promotion executive, an entertainment publicist and professional journalist.

 

Merry spent eight years as a director in NBC’s department of Affiliate Marketing, producing national promotions for all day parts. Before that, Merry was a Press Manager for NBC, directing publicity campaigns for numerous series, movies and specials.

Her public relations background includes being part of the team that launched the Fox Broadcasting Company and the now defunct Nashville Network. In addition, she directed publicity for the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP).

Merry is the co-author of The Public Relations Writer’s Handbook, The Digital Age. The book is based on a course she originated at New York University, her alma mater, and later taught in the UCLA Extension program. The book has become an industry standard reference.

Before entering public relations, Merry worked as an entertainment journalist in New York City and her feature articles and theater reviews appeared in various national publications
including USA Today, Harper’s Bazaar and Cosmopolitan.  She also served as a writer for Good Morning America along with several syndicated TV shows.

Merry is passionate about Yoga and has co-written and edited several books on the subject, among them are Yoga Rx and Yoga After 50 for Dummies.