All Communications Awards

Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals

Hermes Creative Awards

Gold Award

  • Publications/Annual Report (Annual Report), 2008
  • Publications/Magazine (Roanoke Citizen), 2008

Honorable Mention

  • Publications/Newsletter (City Corner), 2008


The Communicator Awards

Gold Communicator Award

  • Annual Report/Government (Annual Report), 2009
  • Magazine/Government (Roanoke Citizen), 2009

Silver Communicator Award

  • Calendar/Marketing-Promotion (Municipal Calendar), 2009

Award of Distinction

  • Magazine/Government (Roanoke Citizen), 2006
  • Website (roanokeva.gov Website), 2006
  • Magazine/Government (Roanoke Citizen), 2005
  • Marketing/Promotion/Poster (City of Roanoke Poster), 2005

Honorable Mention

  • Marketing/Promotion/Other (PLAY, a User's Guide to Roanoke Parks and Recreation), 2005
  • Website (City of Roanoke Website), 2005


3CMA (City-County Communications and Marketing Association)

Savvy Award

  • Best Use of Facebook (2015 February snowstorm), 2015
  • Social Media (Social Media Center), 2015
  • Social Media (2014 February snowstorm), 2014
  • Marketing and Tools – Communications Issue (Market Building Renovation Project) 2012
  • Best Communications Technology, (Municipal Kiosk), 2006
  • Best Newsletter/Magazine (Roanoke Citizen), 2004
  • Best Newsletter/Magazine (Roanoke Citizen), 2003

Silver Circle

  • Print Publications/Magazine (PLAY) 2010
  • Recreation Catalog (PLAY, a User's Guide to Roanoke Parks and Recreation), 2007
  • Best Communications Plan (Water Conservation Campaign), 2003
  • Best Newsletter (Roanoke Citizen), 2001

Award of Excellence

  • Website (roanokeva.gov), 2016
  • Roanoke’s Social Media model, 2016
  • Olympic Fools (April Fools) Prank, 2016
  • TV interview/talk shows (Inside Roanoke) 2010
  • Printed Publications (Municipal Calendar), 2006
  • Communication Technology (City of Roanoke Website), 2005
  • Recreation Catalog (PLAY, a User's Guide to Roanoke Parks and Recreation), 2005
  • Best Newsletter/Magazine (Roanoke Citizen), 2002


Government Social Media

  • Golden Post Award  (Best Use of Humor on Social Media), 2015


MarCom Awards

Platinum Award

  • Annual Report/Government (Annual Report), 2007

Gold Award

  • Magazine/Government (Roanoke Citizen), 2007
  • Direct Mail/Other (PLAY, a Guide to Roanoke Parks and Recreation), 2007

Honorable Mention

  • Employee Publication/Internal Newsletter (City Corner Employee Newsletter), 2007


Public Relations Society of America

Virginia Public Relations Awards

  • Commonwealth Award of Excellence in Crisis Communication (Bringing George Takei to Roanoke), 2017
  • Commonwealth Award of Excellence in Community Relations (Eat for Education Campaign), 2012


Blue Ridge Chapter Summit Awards

Gold Summit Award

  • Issues and Crisis Management (Bringing George Takei to Roanoke), 2016
  • The New RoanokeVA.gov (Website), 2016
  • Social Media (2015 Snow Event), 2015
  • Print Publications (Roanoke Reports), 2015
  • Social Media (2014 Social Media Snow Event), 2014
  • Communications for Green Efforts (Elmwood Park Improvement Project), 2014
  • Public Relations Campaign (Market Building Renovation Project) 2012
  • Print Publications (Roanoke Reports), 2015
  • Print Publications (PLAY Magazine), 2012
  • Public Relations Campaign (Eat for Education), 2010
  • Print Publications (Municipal Calendar), 2010
  • Print Publications (PLAY Magazine), 2009
  • Magazine (Roanoke Citizen), 2007
  • Print Publications (Municipal Calendar), 2007

Silver Summit Award

  • Print Publications (PLAY Magazine), 2010
  • Interactive/Audiovisual (Inside Roanoke), 2010
  • Print Publications (2008 Municipal Calendar), 2009
  • Recreation Catalog (PLAY, the Guide to Roanoke Parks and Recreation), 2007
  • Brochure (Mobile Mountain Brochure), 2007
  • Magazines (Roanoke Citizen), 2006

Honorable Mention

  • Magazines (Roanoke Citizen), 2005
  • Website Development (roanokeva.gov), 2005
  • External Communications (PLAY, the User's Guide to Roanoke Parks and Recreation), 2004

Lin Chaff Award for Creativity

  • Eat for Education Campaign, 2011

Summit Award

  • External Communications (PLAY, the User's Guide to Roanoke Parks and Recreation), 2006
  • Print Publications (Municipal Calendar), 2005
  • Publication (Roanoke Citizen), 2002
  • Crisis Communications (Water Conservation Campaign), 2002


The Roanoker Awards

  • Best Local Website—Silver (City of Roanoke Website), 2006


VML Achievement Awards

  • Communications Award (Water Conservation Campaign), 2003


ADDY (The Advertising Federation of the Roanoke Valley)

  • Product/Service-Sales for Newsletter (Roanoke Citizen), 2001