Past Winners

2018 TAMI Award Winners


PRINT

External Newsletter

  • TAMI Award – Irving “Irving City Spectrum”
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Garland City Press”
  • Award of Honor – Hurst “Where We Live”

Report (pop. 0-65K)

  • TAMI Award – Pflugerville “Pflugerville Year in Review”
  • Award of Excellence – Burleson “Citizens’ Financial Report”
  • Award of Excellence – South Padre Island “It’s Everyone’s Island- 2016/17 Annual Report”
  • Award of Honor – Taylor “2017 Annual Report”

Report (pop. 65K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Austin “Parks and Recreation Department FY17 Annual Report”
  • Award of Excellence – Bryan “Bryan Fire Department Annual Report”
  • Award of Honor – Flower Mound “Annual Report”

Brochures, Fliers, Posters

  • TAMI Award – Carrollton “8th Annual Festival at the Switchyard Posterr”
  • Award of Excellence – Schertz “Mission Vision Values Posters”
  • Award of Honor – McKinney “McKinney Air Center Movie Poster”

Special Publication (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Bryan “Texas Triangle Park Brochure”
  • Award of Excellence – Mansfield “From Water Street to Water Legacy: 100 Years of Water in Mansfield, Texas”
  • Award of Honor – Hutto “Brand Guide”

Special Publication (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – McKinney “Telling the McKinney Story”
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “Arlington Familiarization Tour”
  • Award of Honor – Garland “Environmental Waste Services Calendar”

MARKETING

Plan or Campaign (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Longview “Longview MPO Walk Bike Plan Survey”
  • Award of Excellence – Farmers Branch “Discover Farmers Branch Campaign”
  • Award of Honor – Sugar Land “City of Sugar Land Annexation of Greatwood and New Territory”

Plan or Campaign (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – McKinney “McKinney Water Service Line Replacement program”
  • Award of Excellence –Arlington “Arlington Dream Team Digital Ambassador Program”
  • Award of Honor – Richardson “2017 Lifeguard Recruitment”

Most Creative with Least Dollars

  • TAMI Award – San Angelo “Cool Cat Dudes”
  • Award of Excellence – Harris Health System “LBJ Hospital Hurricane Harvey Internal Crisis Communications Response”
  • Award of Honor – Harris County “Winter Preparedness
    with Eddy the Ready Elf ”

Best Use of Promotional Item

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “Made in Arlington” T-shirt
  • Award of Excellence – Carrollton “8th Annual Festival at the Switchyard – Wrapped Guitar Contest”
  • Award of Honor – Schertz “Schertz Shirt”

TECHNOLOGICAL SERVICES

Best App

  • TAMI Award – Richardson “Sherrill Park Golf Course App”
  • Award of Excellence –Frisco “myFrisco Mobile App”
  • Award of Honor – Midland “Passport2Midland App”

Electronic Newsletter/Magazine

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “Texas Rangers Home Plate Update”
  • Award of Excellence – Cedar Park “Cedar Park Quarterly”
  • Award of Honor – Irving “Neighborhood News”

Website (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Hutto
  • TAMI Award – Sugar Land
  • Award of Excellence – Hurst
  • Award of Honor – Bryan

Website (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Richardson
  • Award of Excellence – Midland
  • Award of Honor – McKinney

Best Use of Social Media (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Little Elm “Beach Rule Campaign.”
  • Award of Excellence – Sugar Land “Use of Social Media During Hurricane Harvey”
  • Award of Honor – Belton “In Defense of the Police Courtesy Notice”

Best Use of Social Media (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “Arlington Dream Team Digital Ambassador Program”
  • Award of Excellence – Frisco “100 Days of Progress in Motion”
  • Award of Honor – Harris County “Rumor Control During Hurricane Harvey”

Electronic Report

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “Arlington Tomorrow
    Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Report”
  • Award of Excellence – McKinney “City of McKinney 2017 Annual Report, A City on the Rise”
  • Award of Honor – Schertz “2018 State of the City”

Communications Planning

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “Office of Communication Strategic Plan”
  • Award of Excellence – Round Rock “Digital Communications Plan”
  • Award of Honor – Burleson “Marketing &  Communications Strategic Plan”

VIDEO

Best Use of Humor

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Turkey Fryer Fail” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Garland Fireworks PSA” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Georgetown “Emoji Ninja” [view]

Public Service Announcement (Edu., pop. 0-80K)

    • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Turkey Fryer Fail” [view]
    • Award of Excellence – Burleson “Drowning Prevention” [view]
    • Award of Excellence – Missouri City “Kid’s Corner – Trick or Treat Safety Tips” [view]
    • Award of Honor – Cedar Park “National Night Out” [view]

Public Service Announcement (Edu., pop. 80-120K)

    • TAMI Award – Richardson “Pet Adoption Guide” [view]
    • Award of Excellence – Bryan “Spotlight on Environmental Services” [view]
    • Award of Honor – Round Rock “Shop the Rock” [view]

Public Service Announcement (Edu, pop. 120K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Plano“#AskPlano – Traffic Lights” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Garland Fireworks PSA” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “Economic Development” [view]

Public Service Announcement (Mkt, pop. 0-60K)

  • TAMI Award – Burleson “Burleson Works” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Hurst “Hurst Hearts” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Southlake “Bench the Grinch–Hide, Lock, Take” [view]

Public Service Announcement (Mkt, pop. 60-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Pflugerville “Blue Santa is Coming to Town” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Missouri City “Youth Town Hall” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Flower Mound “Twin Coves Park–Time Stands Still” [view]

Public Service Announcement (Mkt, pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Garland “The Hunt for Orange Traffic Cones [view]
  • Award of Excellence – San Angelo “I Love Everything About This Job: SAPD Officer Conner Gochenauer” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “Arlington Dream Team Digital Ambassador Program ” [view]

Regular or Recurring Program (pop. 0-100K)

    • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Meet the Team” [view]
    • Award of Excellence – Cedar Park “CPTV-10 News” [view]
    • Award of Honor – Buda “Buda Back in the Day” [view]
    • Award of Honor – Highland Village “Jay Marks’ Foodie Friday in Highland Village”

Regular or Recurring Program (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Austin “Notes in Time” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “Arlington Dream Chapters” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Frisco “#100 Days of Progress in Motion” [view]

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 0-50K)

  • TAMI Award – Farmer Branch “Discover Farmers Branch 2.0” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Rosenberg “Christmas Nights” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Taylor “We Are Taylor – 2017” [view]

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 50-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Turkey Fryer Fail” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Bryan “State of the City” [view]
  • Award of Honor – Georgetown “Garey Park: A Family’s Legacy for the City of Georgetown” [view]

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “George Coke, Jr. Pearl Harbor Tribute ” [view]
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Cattail Mike–A Garland Story” [view]
  • Award of Honor – San Angelo “Shattered Dreams” [view]

INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

(Pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Tie: Mansfield “Water 360 Strategic Education Plan” and Weatherford “Employee Edge”
  • Award of Excellence – Schertz “Strong Health and Wellness Program”
  • Award of Honor – Georgetown “Georgetown Essential Messages”

(Pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “On the Clock”
  • Award of Excellence – Denton “Year-In-Review & Services & Open House”
  • Award of Honor – Carrollton “Carrollton is Home”

BEST MEDIA RELATIONS

  • TAMI Award – Pearland “Police Media Relations”
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “Texas Ranger’s Ballpark Election””
  • Award of Honor – College Station “FY17 Tax Increase & Roadway Maintenance Fee”

SPECIAL EVENTS

Best One Time

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “WrestleMania 32”
  • Award of Excellence – Mansfield “H2Olympics”
  • Award of Honor – Friendswood “Bark for Your Park”

Best Recurring (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Highland Village “TXFallenPD”
  • Award of Excellence – Balcones Heights “Jazz Festival”
  • Award of Honor – Corinth “Pumpkin Palooza”

Best Recurring (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Carrollton “Festival at the Switchyard”
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “Arlington Gives”
  • Award of Honor – McAllen “State of the City Address”

Best Photography

  • TAMI Award – Schertz “Schertz Magazine Cover – February 2017”
  • Award of Excellence – Austin “Back to School Safety Month Collaboration”
  • Award of Honor – Frisco “Frisco Community Parade”

2017 TAMI Award Winners


PRINT

External Newsletter (pop. 0-60K)

  • TAMI Award – Hurst “Where We Live”
  • Award of Excellence – Seabrook “Seabrook Review”
  • Award of Honor – Schertz “Schertz Magazine”

External Newsletter (pop. 60K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Irving “City Spectrum”
  • Award of Excellence – Denton “Denton Citizen Connection”
  • Award of Honor – Sugar Land “Sugar Land Today”

Report (pop. 0-65K)

  • TAMI Award – Georgetown “Annual Report: The Power of Innovation”
  • Award of Excellence – Burleson “Citizens’ Financial Report”
  • Award of Honor – Addison “2017 Budget Book”

Report (pop. 65K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Cedar Park “2016 Year in Review”
  • Award of Excellence – Mansfield “GoSip Magazine”
  • Award of Honor – Flower Mound “Annual Report”

Brochures, Fliers, Posters (pop. 0-70K)

  • TAMI Award – Shertz “Trunk or Treat 2016 Flyer”
  • Award of Excellence – Friendswood “Friendswood Economics”
  • Award of Honor – Addison “Do Your Doody”

Brochures, Fliers, Posters (pop. 70K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Carrolton “7th Annual Festival at the Switchyard” Poster
  • Award of Excellence – Round Rock “Music on Main”
  • Award of Honor – Odessa “Animal Control Pajama Party”

Special Publication (pop. 0-85K)

  • TAMI Award – Missouri City “MCTX Fest: Mother’s Day & Community Night Out” Mailer
  • Award of Excellence – Weatherford “Experience Weatherford Sponsor Deck”
  • Award of Honor – Seabrook “Seabrook Ready: Emergency Preparedness Guidebook”

Special Publication (pop. 85K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Allen “Trash & Recycling Guidelines”
  • Award of Excellence – Denton “ECO-W.E.R.C.S. Tour Field Journal”
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Environmental Waste Services Calendar”
  • Award of Honor – Bryan “Parks & Recreation Activity Guide”
  • Award of Honor – Grand Prairie “Water Smart Brochure”

MARKETING

Plan or Campaign (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – San Marcos “SMTX the Bus”
  • Award of Excellence – Weatherford “Experience Weatherford”
  • Award of Honor – Bryan “Football Friday/Gameday Shuttle”

Plan or Campaign (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Irving ““Illuminate Irving: Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business”
  • Award of Excellence –Arlington “Star of Texas” Project
  • Award of Excellence –McKinney “Buy Local” Campaign
  • Award of Honor – Dallas “DallasPETS Foster Campaign”

Most Creative with Least Dollars (pop. 0-120K)

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “Lost Teddy Alert”
  • Award of Excellence –Deer Park “Website Usability Assessment”
  • Award of Excellence – Schertz “Trunk or Treat”
  • Award of Honor – College Station “Waste Gremlins”

Most Creative with Least Dollars (pop. 120K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Carrollton “2017 Pet Photo Calendar”
  • Award of Excellence – Irving “Illuminate Irving: Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business”
  • Award of Honor – Dallas “RealTrashTalk”

Best Use of Promotional Item

  • TAMI Award – Arlington “Star of Texas” T-shirt
  • Award of Excellence – Carrollton “Signed Guitar Giveaway”
  • Award of Honor – Collee Station “Event Venue Video Brochures”

TECHNOLOGICAL SERVICES

Best App

  • TAMI Award – Austin “Austin 3-1-1 Mobile App”
  • Award of Excellence –Harris County OHSEM “Ready Harris App”
  • Award of Honor – Hurst “Where We Live Citizen Engagement App”

Electronic Newsletter/Magazine (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Cedar Park “CPQ – Quarterly E-Newsletter”
  • Award of Excellence – Missouri City
  • Award of Honor – Addison “Weekly Update from Addison”
  • Award of Honor – Georgetown “Weekly E-Newsletter”

Electronic Newsletter/Magazine (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Frisco “Focal Point Newsletter”
  • Award of Excellence – Irving “City Spectrum Digital”
  • Award of Honor – Denton “Citizen Connection”

Website (pop. 0-85K)

  • TAMI Award – Cedar Park
  • TAMI Award – Hurst
  • Award of Excellence – Mansfield
  • Award of Honor – Flower Mound

Website (pop. 85K-up)

  • TAMI Award – McKinney
  • Award of Excellence – Denton
  • Award of Honor – Arlington
  • Award of Honor – Garland

Best Use of Social Media (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Weatherford “Experience Weatherford: Facebook”
  • Award of Excellence – San Marcos “Facebook – Information Authority”
  • Award of Honor – Mansfield “Facebook Page”

Best Use of Social Media (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “Lost Teddy Alert”
  • Award of Excellence – Denton “People of Denton Partnership”
  • Award of Honor – McAllen “Holiday Parade Social Media Campaign”

Electronic Report

  • TAMI Award – Bryan “State of the City 2016”
  • Award of Excellence – McKinney “2016 Annual Report: The Best is Yet to Come”
  • Award of Honor – McAllen “2016 Year in Review: Everyone Matters”

VIDEO

Public Service Announcement (Edu, pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Tipline Bling”
  • Award of Excellence – Georgetown “What Do You Think About Georgetown?”
  • Award of Honor – San Marcos “San Marcos River: Life at 72 Degrees”

Public Service Announcement (Edu, pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Garland “Only Rain in the Storm Drain”
  • Award of Excellence – San Angelo “Fit City: Running”
  • Award of Honor – Round Rock “When Thunder Roars…Go Indoors!”

Public Service Announcement (Mkt, pop. 0-60K)

  • TAMI Award – Seguin “Real Seguin Is…”
  • Award of Excellence – Weatherford “Experience Weatherford Promo”
  • Award of Honor – Pflugerville “Home for the Holidays”

Public Service Announcement (Mkt, pop. 60-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Animal Adoption: Making the Ruff Decisions”
  • Award of Excellence – Mansfield “Minutes to Everything”
  • Award of Honor – Sugar Land “Christmas Tree Lighting Promo”

Public Service Announcement (Mkt, pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – San Angelo “I Do This For You: Officer Stephen Guevara
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “Arlington Dream Chapters”
  • Award of Excellence – Denton “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!”
  • Award of Honor – Garland “Garland Careers”

Regular or Recurring Program (pop. 0-85K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Beyond the Badge”
  • Award of Excellence – Pflugerville “Pflugerville Pfocus”
  • Award of Honor – Missouri City “Kids Corner”

Regular or Recurring Program (pop. 85K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “The Purrr-fect Budget Video”
  • Award of Excellence – Sugar Land “Tough Jobs”
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “Arlington Eats”

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 0-50K)

  • TAMI Award – Granbury “Granbury PD Officer Saves Child’s Life”
  • Award of Excellence – Highland Village “Journey to Dream”
  • Award of Honor – Farmers Branch “Farmers Branch Police Department – Come Join us”

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 50-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Tipline Bling”
  • Award of Excellence – Pflugerville “We are Public Works”
  • Award of Honor – Bryan “State of the City 2016”

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “The Immortal Ten Bridge”
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Garland: HOME”
  • Award of Honor – McAllen “McAllen: Our City”

INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

(Pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Rosenberg“City of Rosenberg Oscars”
  • Award of Excellence – Mansfield “Mansfield Strong – 2017 Employee Appreciation Banquet Video”
  • Award of Honor – Burleson “Burleson C.A.R.E.S. Internal Newsletter”

(Pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – McKinney “R.I.S.E.”
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “COGnotes Internal Newsletter”
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “On the Clock”

BEST MEDIA RELATIONS

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “The Hunt for Terry Miles”
  • Award of Excellence – Plano “Plano Traffic Solutions”
  • Award of Honor – Frisco “See Yourself in Frisco”

SPECIAL EVENTS

Best One Time

  • TAMI Award – Corpus Christi “Hall in the Mall”
  • Award of Excellence – Harris Health System “LBJ Hospital Hurricane Harvey Internal Crisis Communications Response”
  • Award of Honor – Mansfield “Mansfield Water Utilities 100th Birthday Party”

Best Recurring (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Highland Village “Unity in Communities Passport to Service”
  • Award of Excellence – Schertz “Trunk or Treat 2017”
  • Award of Honor – Southlake “Camp Big Read”

Best Recurring (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Carrollton “Festival at the Switchyard”
  • Award of Excellence – Frisco “Freedom Fest”
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “Arlington Gives”

Best Photography

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “Lens on Engagement: Photography as the engine to a strong Sense of Place Strategy”
  • Award of Excellence – Friendswood “#Friendswoodproud Calendar and Photo Contest”
  • Award of Honor – Mansfield Parks & Recreation for “Barks & Rec Running Club”