APEX Awards For Publication Excellence Competition

Suffolk Media & Community Relations Department Honored in 2013 Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition


The City of Suffolk Media and Community Relations Department was recently honored with a pair of awards in the 25th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence competition.
2013 APEX Awards to Publication Excellence

Video Public Service Announcement


The video public service announcement (PSA) for the Love Local, Buy Suffolk campaign was recognized in the Campaigns, Programs, and Plans: Government Agency Communications category. The PSA highlighted the campaign which is designed to educate and encourage Suffolk citizens to maximize the impact on their community with their purchasing power by supporting local Suffolk businesses. Included in the video are local residents and business owners along with Mayor Linda Johnson.

The video can be viewed on the City of Suffolk’s YouTube channel.

2012 City Council Retreat Video


The “2012 City Council Retreat Video” was recognized in the Electronic Media: Video Publications category. This video was originally presented at the 2012 Suffolk City Council Retreat and featured a theme of “Building on Progress”. Accomplishments and highlights from the past year were included in the presentation. The video can be viewed on the City of Suffolk’s YouTube Channel.

City of Suffolk Media & Community Relations Department


The City of Suffolk Media and Community Relations Department is responsible for external and internal communications for the local municipality. This includes the City’s Municipal Access TV Channel (available on Charter Cable Channel 8 as well as online live streaming and video on demand), the City’s website, and the City’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube).

APEX Awards


The APEX Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry, in the opinion of the judges, in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence.