Communications and Marketing Receive State and National Recognitions

Published on June 07, 2023


Coral Springs, FL – The City of Coral Springs Communications and Marketing Department was honored by the City Commission during their meeting on Wednesday, June 7 for earning several state and national awards and recognitions, including the Florida Municipal Communicators Association (FMCA) Outstanding Communicator Awards and Telly Awards.

FMCA, a division of the Florida Leagues of Cities, is a professional network of individuals providing communication leadership and support to Florida’s cities, towns and villages. The organization announced the winners of their 2023 Outstanding Awards program, including recognizing the City of Coral Springs for the Best Publication Award for the Neighborhood Schools Guide and Best-In House Video for the “School Resource Officers Go Back to School” video. In addition, the department received a Certificate of Excellence in Government Communication, one of only a dozen municipalities in the state who qualify for this certification.

On hand to receive the awards during the FMCA Conference in Orlando, Florida was Director of Communications, Lynne Martzall. Of the recognition by peers from across the state, Martzall said, “Our talented team is focused on creating and sharing meaningful content that showcases that Coral Springs is truly a premier community to live, work and raise a family. Our vision is strategically designed to engage and inform our residents and businesses. To be recognized on a state-level proves we are successfully meeting that vision.”

The Telly Awards are the premier awards honoring video and television across all screens judging by 200 leading experts from advertising agencies, production companies, and major television networks. Awards received this year include: 

  • Silver Award in the General-Public Service & Activism category for the “School Resource Officers Go Back to School” video
  • Silver Award in the General Fitness Health & Wellness category for the “Brian Hobson Beats Occupational Cancer” video
  • Bronze Award in the General-Social Impact category for “Women’s History Month- Kalyssa Bayne” video

“Once again, the City of Coral Springs Communications and Marketing Department has proven themselves to be industry leaders with compelling visual storytelling and targeted strategies that meet residents where they are,” Mayor Scott Brook said of the awards received. “We are fortunate to have such a talented and creative team serving our city.”

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