Results-Driven Public Relations for Educational Institutions From a Team of Award-Winning Media Experts

Private schools, public school districts, colleges and universities benefit from the PR guidance of Ellis Strategies.

We are newsroom veterans. We understand how media people think. We get results because we know the angles to promote to generate maximum coverage. When you engage with Ellis Strategies, you get a partner that is cooperative, collaborative and results-driven. You can depend on the people at Ellis Strategies to return your call or email in a timely manner and assist you in solving whatever PR problem you may be having.

If you are facing a public crisis, we will act fast to manage the situation. Once we deploy our resources, we can seize control of the news cycle and give the public your side of the story.

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Led by Peabody and Emmy Award Winning journalist, author, and communications expert Matt Ellis, Ellis Strategies is a Boston-based public relations firm with regional and national experience. Since 2005, we have developed and executed successful public relations and advocacy campaigns for private schools, public school districts, colleges, businesses and nonprofits throughout New England. Let us help you tell your stories and reach the right audiences. We know the news and the people who cover it. Our decades of newsroom and public relations experience will help you leverage your strength and amplify your message.

When you work with Ellis Strategies, you can feel confident our team of experts will develop a sound public relations strategy that is supported by carefully crafted written materials. We will expertly guide the process to develop storylines that will resonate with the media and people you are trying to reach. Here’s what makes Ellis Strategies the best choice for your PR needs:

We have great media contacts

We have extensive experience providing PR services to schools and higher education

We understand how newsrooms operate and how to get results

We leverage social media to amplify your message

We can rapidly control a crisis and minimize the damage of negative news

We have award-winning writers who create compelling content to tell your story

We strategically target media outlets to get your story to the right audience

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Learn more about our award-winning PR services. Receive a free consultation from our team today!

    Ellis Strategies was founded by former WBZ TV News Director Matt Ellis, winner of the New England Emmy Award and the George Foster Peabody Award

    Matt Ellis is the former Head Writer at Good Morning America and News Director at WBZ TV. He is a nationally-recognized communications expert.

    Reach Your Audience

    We will help you craft a meaningful pitch and compelling story to target the journalists and outlets most likely to reach your optimal target audience.

    Crisis Management

    During a public crisis you need to act immediately and get help from professionals. We can rapidly deploy our resources to manage public perception, control crisis, and minimize damage.

    Build Your Confidence

    Our public relations services will leave you with more confidence and savvy when communicating with the media, public, and your stakeholders.

    Prepare for Scrutiny

    Our team will work with you to help ensure that your public values and communications are consistent with your brand’s behavior during times of increased media scrutiny.

    Improve Relationships

    Employees, stakeholders and reporters all respond to different cues. As accomplished newsroom veterans, we will show you how to foster relationships with any audience to effectively promote your brand.

    Strengthen Messaging

    Our award-winning writers create meaningful content – opinion articles, letters to the editor, newsletters and website materials – that will strengthen your market position.

    Success Stories

    Since 2005, Ellis Strategies has worked with a diverse group of outstanding businesses, institutions, associations and individuals. Please view some of our recent success stories below.

    Learn how Ellis Strategies can help your brand redefine and control your message.