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NAGC Government Communicators' Biweekly Update

Sept. 13, 2016

Aug. 9, 2016

July 26, 2016

July 12, 2016
June 28, 2016


NAGC announces Encore!
A new webinar miniseries featuring top-rated speakers from the 2016 NAGC Communications School. No cost to members and Communications School attendees. Only $49 for nonmembers. learn more

NAGC Encore! Webinar

Creating a Visual Engagement Strategy in a Government Organization
Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT
Tom Fuller, Communications Manager, Oregon Department of Transportation

Video is 600 percent more effective than print – so why does government avoid video and other visuals? Don’t let cost or ability stop you! Learn the secret sauce to helping your organization’s message cut through the clutter. details and registration

Save the date for the...

2017 NAGC Communications School
June 13-15, 2017

St. Louis, Missouri

Downtown Drury Inn Hotel

Scenes from the 2016
NAGC Communications School

In a general session on June 8, 2016, Karen Terrill, Crisis Communications Trainer, Media Survival Group, delivered a presentation on “Israel to Boston: Crisis Communications Learned in a War Zone.”

Dr. James Toscano, President, Dots Matter, Inc., spoke on “Beyond Engagement: Public Organizations and Social Media Legitimacy,” June 9, 2016, at the NAGC 2016 Communications School.


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View or download photos from the NAGC 2016 Communications School

On the NAGC Shutterfly share site, you can view or download photos at NO charge. To download, you'll need to sign up for a free account, but you are not required to buy anything. There are two albums with 2016 photos, one album (18 photos) with Communications School photos and one album (54 photos) with Award presentation photos.

John Verrico, Chief of Media Relations, Science & Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, and now Immediate Past President of NAGC, moderated a panel of major media recruiters and journalism educators on “The Future of Journalism,” June 8, 2016.


Are You a Government Communicator?

The National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) is the only professional organization devoted exclusively to the professional development of communications experts at all levels of government – federal, tribal, state, and local.


We are:

  • Public Information/Public Affairs Officers
  • Spokespersons
  • Web Content Developers
  • Social Media Managers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Speechwriters
  • Marketing Communications Specialists
  • Writers, Editors, and Editorial Assistants
  • Photographers
  • Strategic Communications Experts, and more!.

We provide:

  • Networking opportunities
  • High quality educational programs geared specifically toward Government Communicators at The Annual Communications School
  • Free online training with our Webinar Wednesdays
  • Recognition for the best in government communications through our Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards
  • Discounted rates on the Annual Communications School and the Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards entries


Join now to be part of a professional network that provides professional support and ongoing training to boost careers for government communications experts.