The Merge Project LLC is a global consulting and media literacy platform. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of PR, marketing, and media training-providing our clients and students with highly specialized services that shift the trajectory of their lives and businesses.
The Merge Media Academy is a boutique virtual learning platform-the primary subset of The Merge Project LLC, dedicated to mentoring/coaching students for careers in traditional and new media, with heavy emphasis on media placement.
Prior to founding the Merge Project LLC, Lynn Briggs has worked for more than 40 years in the media broadcasting space. Her career spans a multitude of gigs across the US and UK, including roles as a national afternoon host for Westwood One (adult contemporary formats), midday host of K-LITE 101.7, as host of ABC Radio’s syndicated Classic R & B format. Lynn’s broadcasting career extends into television which includes anchoring the weekend news for TXCN (Texas Cable News), a Belo-owned network airing in Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio. During her career, Briggs made her debut as a program director (Stevie Wonder owned KJLH Radio-Los Angeles), music director, promotions director, account executive, voiceover actor, principal with TMG Marketing and public relations for the National Football League.
As student advisor and executive producer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Briggs created the university’s inaugural morning show “The Morning Rebellion” and was instrumental in media placement for several UNLV graduates. Her multiple positions at these organizations have helped each achieve a next level of growth.
Previously, as a program director, music director and on-air personality; Briggs worked in many of the largest broadcasting markets including WJLB/WMXD/WHYT in Detroit, KJLH/Los Angeles, WQHT/New York, KOAI/Dallas, KOAS/KDWN/Las Vegas and KSBL/Santa Barbara. Briggs was the first and only African American Woman in the market spearheading a morning team. These accomplishments have not gone unnoticed. In 2017 Briggs was nominated for induction into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame (an award dedicated to the recognition of broadcasting greats in the Lone Star State), coupled with other prestigious awards such as the “Billboard Magazine’s On-Air Personality of the Year and the “Nevada Broadcasters Association’s Hall of Fame” awards.
“The key to all of life is understanding how to add value to others.”
Briggs is undefeated in media and broadcasting, with a passion for developing future leaders. It is with a servants heart that Briggs has created an innovated media academy well differentiated from other’s. A dedicated community leader whose efforts have significantly impacted some of her favorite non-profits organization’s including the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and Merge Kids.
Our mission is to provide results-oriented media/brand development strategies for our students, clients and community.
To be a leading Consulting and Media Literacy platform, defined by our dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge strategies, and far-reaching community engagement.
To spread love and light through the power of communication.