Throughout the years, the Communications team has been recognized for its achievements. Miami-Dade County's Communications Department was formerly known as Community Information and Outreach (CIAO), and before that, the Government Information Center (GIC
2017 Telly Awards
At the 38th Annual Telly Awards, Miami-Dade TV won a Bronze Telly in the General Social Responsibility category for its “I Voted! Primary Election 2016” commercial produced for the County’s Elections Department.
2015 MarCom Awards
Competing side-by-side with advertising agencies, public relations firms and production companies for top creative industry awards, Communications earned three 2015 MarCom Awards.The County's "Quality Water, Quality Life" campaign won Platinum in the 2015 Marcom Awards' Integrated Marketing category; the "Hit the Club! Let's Play Golf" campaign won Gold in the same category; and the County's Instagram account won Gold in the Instagram Engagement category. Communications, in collaboration with staff at various other County departments, developed all the creative content for each winner.