|On behalf of the whole crew, representatives of Sarasota County Authorities’s Communications Division had been acknowledged by county management in the course of the Board of County Commissioners assembly on June 13. The division lately obtained awards throughout two competitions.
SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County Authorities’s Communications Division was acknowledged throughout this week’s county fee assembly for its latest achievements on the nationwide and worldwide ranges.
The crew is led by Director of Communications Jamie Carson, who was named the 2023 Communicator of the 12 months by the Nationwide Affiliation of Authorities Communicators (NAGC).
Annually, NAGC’s Board of Administrators presents this award to a public servant for excellent work within the discipline of presidency communications. The award acknowledges a authorities communicator who has fostered public belief and personifies the position by delivering well timed, correct and significant data to the general public. Carson was chosen from a discipline of nominees from federal, state and native authorities companies.
“It’s an honor to simply accept this achievement as a consultant of the Sarasota County Communications Division,” mentioned Carson. “Nobody individual can obtain this stage of success alone. This recognition is straight attributable to the collaboration of a tremendous crew and the help of household and mates. It’s an honor to be a member of such a devoted crew serving our group, and I’m so grateful to my household for his or her help by means of the years.”
The Communications Staff additionally obtained the next recognitions from the NACG’s Blue Pencil and Gold Display awards program: Second Place for the county’s Penny Surtax Referendum communication and training marketing campaign; the Award of Excellence for the county’s social media outreach and digital efforts for Hurricane Ian; and County Photographer Steve Dawson obtained the Award of Excellence for his images portfolio.
Moreover, the Communications Staff was acknowledged by the Hermes Artistic Awards program, one of many oldest and largest artistic worldwide competitions. Winners vary in dimension from people to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 corporations. The crew obtained the next awards: Platinum Award for the division’s Penny Surtax Referendum communications plan; Gold Award for the Communications Staff’s COVID-19 vaccine communications efforts; Gold Award in print media for the Siesta Key booklet; and honorable mentions for the county’s 2022 12 months in Evaluation and the crew’s video help of the Emergency Rental Help Program.