Share your graduation news with local media

Many local news outlets share graduation news about current or former residents. If you would like to share an announcement about your (or your child's) graduation, below is a template you can follow that will work for many news organizations. Some outlets allow you to include a photo - if you do, be sure to identify the graduate and any family members who may be in the photo.

 

Date: [CURRENT DATE]

Contact: [SENDER’S NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS]

[TOWN/CITY] resident graduates from Brandeis University

WALTHAM, Mass.—[STUDENT FIRST NAME LAST NAME] of [TOWN/CITY] graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass on Sunday, May 22.

[STUDENT LAST NAME] majored in [PROGRAM(S) OF STUDY]. [HE/SHE/THEY] is the [SON/DAUGHTER/CHILD] of [PARENT(S) NAMES] and a [YEAR OF GRADUATION] graduate of [NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL].

[ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN INCLUDE: CLUBS JOINED, ATHLETIC TEAMS, STUDY ABROAD, FUTURE PLANS]

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