Working together, these functions are part of a two-way communication program designed to educate the community about improvement efforts by Macon-Bibb and partner organizations, and provide a way for people to provide feedback and have their questions answered and concerns addressed.
To view videos produced by MaconBibbTV – including Commission Meetings, public forums, and the great work by the government and other organizations to improve the community – click here. The Office also works directly with local, regional, and national media on coverage, as well as managing social media channels, to better educate people about the newly consolidated government.
The Office of Communications manages or maintains oversight of a variety of social media channels.
Mayor Lester Miller's Office
Emergency Management Agency
The individual recreation centers also have dedicated social media channels.
Historic Bowden Golf Course
Macon-Bibb Youth Commission
The Office of Communications works very closely with local, regional, and national media to ensure complete, accurate, and timely coverage of Macon-Bibb County and its partners. Below are links to our local news outlets.
Award of Excellence from 3CMA for the Solid Waste Transition Communications Plan.
Award of Excellence from 3CMA for the Trash Talk Video Series.
Silver Circle Award from 3CMA for the Brookdale Resource Center Communications Plan.
Named a 2022 PR Team of the Year (1-9 people) by PR Daily in its Communicators of the Year program.
Honorable Mention as Nonprofit Team of the Year in PR News’ Nonprofit Awards.
2nd Place in the National Association of Government Communicators’ Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards in the Public Affairs Outreach Category for the Brookdale Resource Center Communications Plan.
Award of Excellence in the National Association of Government Communicators’ Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards for the Trash Talk Video Series.
Top award for the Brookdale Resource Center Communications Plan by PR News in its Nonprofit Awards in the Crisis Campaign Category.
Honorable Mention for the Brookdale Resource Center Communications Plan by PR News in its Nonprofit Awards in the Advocacy Campaign & Lobbying Efforts Category.
The Brookdale Resource Center Communications Plan earning Honorable Mention from PR Daily in two categories: Cause-Related Marketing Campaign & Crisis Communication Campaign.
Chris being named Government Communicator of the Year by PR News in 2019, PR Daily in 2019 and 2018, and the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) in 2015, and being named part of PRSA Georgia’s inaugural 40 Under 40 Inductees in 2019.
Chris being a finalist for the top communication award by PRNews in 2018 and by the National Association of Government Communicators two years in a row.
Four awards from the National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) for the Solid Waste Services Change Infographic, the Public Affairs Annual Report, Tropical Storm Irma Debris Collection Infographic, and for departmental logos.
Two from PR Daily for the Women of Macon-Bibb Instagram Campaign and Public Affairs Annual Report.
Silver Circle Award from 3CMA for Macon-Bibb County’s Forward Together Strategic Plan in 2015.