Past Winners

2017 TAMI Award Winners


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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 – 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”

2016 TAMI Award Winners


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External Newsletter

  • TAMI Award – Richardson “Richardson Today”
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Garland City Press”
  • Award of Honor – League City “City Matters”

Report (pop. 0-75K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Annual Report”
  • Award of Excellence – Pflugerville “Year in Review”
  • Award of Honor – Weatherford “Annual Report”

Report (pop. 75K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Austin “Parks and Recreation Annual Report”
  • Award of Excellence – Harris County “OHSEM 2014 Annual Report”
  • Award of Honor – Round Rock “Feasibility Study for the Arts”

Brochures, Fliers, Posters

  • TAMI Award – Carrolton “6th Festival at the Switchyard”
  • Award of Excellence – Cedar Hill “Cycle Cedar Hill”
  • Award of Honor – Seabrook “Celebration Seabrook 2015”

Special Publication (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Hurst “Welcome Packet”
  • Award of Excellence – Sugarland “2016 Calendar”
  • Award of Honor – San Marcos “Healthy Teeth”

Special Publication (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “Sports Facility Guide”
  • Award of Excellence – Corpus Christi “Oso Bay Field Trip Guide”
  • Award of Honor – Denton “Recycling Calendar”
  • Award of Honor – Garland “City Press”

MARKETING

Plan or Campaign (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Cedar Park
  • Award of Excellence – Georgetown
  • Award of Honor – Wylie

Plan or Campaign (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Irving “Texas Teen Book Festival”
  • Award of Excellence – Denton “2015 Carton Recycling”
  • Award of Honor – Richardson “2015 Bond/Charter Election”

Most Creative with Least Dollars

  • TAMI Award – Tyler “For the Love of Joe”
  • Award of Excellence – Carrollton “Animal Services Calendar”
  • Award of Honor – Round Rock “Donut Drop”

Best Use of Promotional Item

  • TAMI Award – Garland “Garland Heritage Celebration”
  • Award of Excellence – Carrollton “Small Pieces Make Big Pictures”
  • Award of Honor – Mansfield “Nylon Fans”

TECHNOLOGICAL SERVICES

Electronic Newsletter/Magazine

  • TAMI Award – Farmer’s Branch “Branch Bulletin News”
  • Award of Excellence – Frisco “Focal Point Newsletter”
  • Award of Honor – Cedar Park “Cedar Park Quarterly”

Website (pop. 0-100K)

  • TAMI Award – Wylie
  • Award of Excellence – La Porte
  • Award of Honor – Sugar Land

Website (pop. 100K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Frisco
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington
  • Award of Honor – Round Rock

Best Use of Social Media (pop. 0-70K)

  • TAMI Award – San Marcos “Info During Floods of 2015”
  • Award of Excellence – La Porte “Building Community of Trust”
  • Award of Honor – Flower Mound “City on Facebook”

Best Use of Social Media (pop. 70-125K)

  • TAMI Award – Tyler “Animal Shelter on Facebook”
  • Award of Excellence – Round Rock “Rocking Live Tweets”
  • Award of Honor – Bryan “Animal Center Foster Program”

Best Use of Social Media (pop. 125K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Midland “Police Department on Facebook”
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “Ask Arlington”
  • Award of Honor – McAllen “Holiday Parade”

Electronic Report

  • TAMI Award – Bryan “Making Bryan Better”
  • Award of Excellence – Tyler “Annual Report 2014”
  • Award of Honor – Schertz “2016 State of the City”

VIDEO

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

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Stupid Criminals”
  • Award of Excellence – Belton “RU Okay?”
  • Award of Honor – Highland Village “Community Garden”

Public Service Announcement (Edu, pop. 80-125K)

  • TAMI Award – San Angelo “Did your Butt Start This Fire?”
  • Award of Excellence – Denton “Denton Recycles”
  • Award of Excellence – Sugarland “Crime Prevention Cameras”
  • Award of Honor – Pearland “Tree Pruning”

Public Service Announcement (Edu, pop. 125K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Midland “Lock it or Lose It”
  • Award of Excellence – Harris County “Hurricane Public Safety”
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “Budget Video”

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

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Workout Bros.”
  • Award of Excellence – San Angelo “Answering the Call”
  • Award of Honor – Longview “City Send”

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

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “Bam! Pow! Read!”
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “American Dream City”
  • Award of Honor – Garland “What’s Great About Garland”

Regular or Recurring Program (pop. 0-80K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Town Matters”
  • Award of Excellence – Pflugerville “Year in Review”
  • Award of Honor – Farmer’s Branch “ED Quarterly Update”

Regular or Recurring Program (pop. 80-150K)

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “Street Cred”
  • Award of Excellence – Carrollton “PD Recruitment”
  • Award of Honor – Denton “Dirty Jobs”

Regular or Recurring Program (pop. 150K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Austin “In the Parks”
  • Award of Excellence – Dallas “Your City”
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “Arlington Eats”

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 0-80K)

  • TAMI Award – Flower Mound “Bullitt Police K-9”
  • Award of Excellence – Georgetown “Renewable Energy”
  • Award of Honor – Deer Park “State of the City 2016”

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 80-140K)

  • TAMI Award – Denton “Library Larry”
  • Award of Excellence – San Angelo “Remembering the Fallen”
  • Award of Honor – Richardson “MRMC Legacy Award”

Special or One-Time Program (pop. 140K-up)

  • TAMI Award – Austin “Honor Flight”
  • Award of Excellence – Garland “Fire Academy Class”
  • Award of Honor – Arlington “General Motors”

INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock
  • Award of Excellence – Cedar Hill
  • Award of Honor – Arlington

BEST MEDIA RELATIONS

  • TAMI Award – San Marcos “Memorial Day Flood”
  • Award of Excellence – Arlington “General Motors”
  • Award of Honor – Corpus Christi “Media Counts”

SPECIAL EVENTS

Best One Time

  • TAMI Award – Mansfield “Mansfield 125 Celebration”
  • Award of Excellence – Georgetown “50 Years of the Library”
  • Award of Honor – Carrollton “Downtown Grand Re-Opening”

Best Recurring

  • TAMI Award – Round Rock “Hometown Halloween”
  • Award of Excellence – Frisco “Freedom Fest”
  • Award of Excellence – Georgetown “Georgetown Swirl”
  • Award of Honor – Seabrook “Celebration Seabrook 2015”