The Media and Communications Office Staff with its 2015 TAMIO and Telly Awards at the June 25, 2015 City Council Meeting.
The Media and Communications Office continues its longstanding tradition of excellence, earning two awards from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) at the 2016 conference.
The City earned the TAMI - TAMIO's highest honor - for the Destination: Bell Boulevard marketing, public awareness and community outreach campaign, along with the Award of Honor for the CPQ: Cedar Park Quarterly e-newsletter.
In 2015, the City of Cedar Park earned the Silver Telly - the Tell Award's highest achievement and the City's first-ever Silver Telly - for Long Live the Library! a video that takes you on a whirlwind tour of all of the fantastic offerings of the Cedar Park Public Library. The City was awarded its first-ever First Place Award from the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA) Programming Awards and the Bronze Telly for the Call Before you Dig edition of CPTV-10 News, a story that shows what it actually looks and sounds like when a gas line is accidentally hit. The story is now being used as a safety training video by Atmos Energy, Texas Gas Service, Texas811 and other utility partners across the State.
Also in 2015, the City of Cedar Park won three TAMIO Awards of Excellence in three categories: publication-report (for the Year in Review), one-time event (World War II Veterans Recognition Ceremony), and Marketing Campaign (Long Live the Library/Use your Library Voice! marketing campaign). The City of Cedar Park won the Award of Honor in two categories: Regular or Recurring Program (CPTV-10 News: Call before you Dig, Fourth of July Parade and Emergency Management editions) and in the e-newsletter category for the CPQ: the Cedar Park Quarterly.
In 2014, the Media and Communications Office won TAMIO's TAMI Award for Best Regular/Recurring Program (population under 100,000) for CPTV-10 News (visit our YouTube Channel to watch various episodes), the TAMIO Award of Honor for Marketing Plan/Campaign (population under 100,000) for the Got it in Cedar Park shop local campaign, and the TAMIO Award of Honor for Specialty/One-Time Program for Corvalent and Cedar Park, Texas, a video highlighting the economic development partnership between Corvalent and the City of Cedar Park.
In 2013 the Media and Communications Office won TAMI Awards for Special Publication: Population less than 80,000 for its 40th Anniversary Calendar and for Website: Population less than 90,000 for www.cedarparktexas.gov. The City also won the TAMIO Award of Honor for its production of the City's 40th Anniversary Video Cedar Park: 40 Years and Beyond. The video received a 2013 Bronze Telly Award and a 3rd Place Award in the TATOA Programming Awards as well.
The Media & Communications Office is proud to have brought home these and numerous other awards for its work on behalf of the citizens of Cedar Park, and strives to continue its commitment to provide quality community programming and distribution of information.