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Media Relations
 

Capture the attention of your local media and shine a spotlight on your credit union with these media relations tools.

The Financial Five
Become a regular contributor to your local media using the Financial Five, a template consumer tips column provided by the League.

PR Web Tools
A suite of resources to assist credit unions in maximizing their interactions with the media. The PR Web Tools provide quick and simple "how-to" instructions, including free webinars, for various media relations tasks.

Meetings With Reporters
The League also coordinates regular meetings between credit union leaders and reporters throughout the state. Anyone is invited to participate. Contact Patrick Harris to find out about meetings near you.
 

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 Media Efforts / Resources

 
It's time to stop the data breaches!
It's time merchants are held to the same data protection standards as credit unions. We need your help telling Ohio’s data breach stories to legislators. Please take a minute to answer a four-question survey on the topic of merchant data breaches. Your answers will be used in aggregate in a statewide advocacy campaign to bring awareness to the merchant data breach issue plaguing credit unions and their members.
Two regional networking sessions with Movement leaders left; Sept. 20 and Oct. 25
Join Paul Mercer, Lee Butke, and your fellow regional peers for a 90-minute lunch engaging in high-level discussions about industry hot topics, while leveraging everyone’s experience and perspectives to collectively explore present and future advancement opportunities.
Ready-to-share tips: Help you members protect their assets and family
Two things people don’t like to talk about are money and death, so talking about how family will be taken care of financially in the event of a death may not be easy for your members. August’s Monthly Marketing Toolkit provides guidelines to share with members to help them protect their children’s interests when the unthinkable happens.
State’s mid-year campaign finance report shines light on OCULAC success
Because of you, we’re beating the banks when it comes to funding a political action committee (PAC), which supports legislative champions who create a favorable environment for credit unions. According to the state’s recently-released, mid-year campaign finance report, the Ohio credit union PAC run by the League, Ohio Credit Union Legislative Action Committee (OCULAC), raised $86,476.73 at mid-year, nearly $20,000 more than a similar PAC operated by the Ohio Bankers League.
Media broadcasts voices of Cincinnati CU leaders, thanks to League efforts
Strong collaboration among Ohio’s credit unions was the topic of conversation during last month’s League-coordinated media lunch in Cincinnati. During this lunch, a reporter from the Cincinnati Business Courier heard how staff, technology, and regulatory pressures are resulting in a need for credit unions to rely more heavily on one another.