• The city of Burleson’s Marketing and Communications Department won five awards Thursday night at the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers annual conference in Denton. Shown are, from left, Communications & Design Assistant Christina Staton, Marketing and Communications Director DeAnna Phillips and Communications Coordinator Collin Gregory. COURTESY PHOTO/CITY OF BURLESON
  • The city of Burleson’s Marketing and Communications Department won five awards Thursday night at the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers annual conference in Denton. The department brought home the second highest amount of awards in the state. COURTESY PHOTO/CITY OF BURLESON

City's Marketing and Communications Department earns five honors

The city of Burleson’s Marketing and Communications Department flexed its muscles Thursday night as they won five awards at the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers annual conference in Denton.

Only the city of Arlington received more awards at the conference.

According to a  post on the city’s Facebook page “the department is in charge of a variety of marketing throughout the city, including running the page Facebook page. We love being able to communicate with all of you and hope we bring value to your experience with the City of Burleson.”  

The department garnered the following awards.

Award of Honor: Best Use of Humor Video with Fire Department’s “A smoke detector for daily use” PSA

Award of Honor: Public Service Announcement (Educational) Video with Police Department’s “Move Over Shuffle”

Award of Excellence: Best Use of Social Media (unplanned) with the Police Department’s “Rumor Control Facebook post”

Award of Honor: Best Electronic Report with the City’s State of the City video TAMI Award: Most Creative with Least Dollars with the Fire Department’s ISR Drowning Prevention video

Award of Honor: Internal Communications with HR’s First Amendment Video

“Our department takes pride in keeping our residents and businesses informed and we work very hard to create engaging, funny and helpful information for Burleson,” said DeAnna Phillips, Marketing and Communications Director. “We are honored to be recognized at the state level for the content that we make for Burleson.”

 

Burleson Star

327 N.W. Renfro St.
PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

Phone: 817-295-0486
FAX: 817-295-5278

 

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