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Matthew Brown, Communications Program Manager
Matthew oversees the City's press communications and public relations activities.
Deanna Gescheider, Director of Communications and Community Engagement
Deanna directs the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, this includes overseeing and managing strategic direction for the City's: media relations, print and new communications, television production and web services.
City of Reno website awarded national web design accolades
- A Platinum Award in the Website Overall/Government category by Hermes Creative Awards.
- An Honorable Mention by Creativity International Award in the category of Website - Public Service or Non-Profit.
- An American Web Design Award by Graphic Design USA.
- In addition, Reno.Gov was nominated for a Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association Ace Award in the Best in Web & Digital Marketing category.
There are a number of design features that positively alter both the look and usability of Reno.gov. A feature located in the middle of the homepage allows residents to easily search and discover pages of interest. Navigation tabs simplify page discovery and encourage residents to “Get Involved” and help visitors learn more “About Reno.”
About the awards organizations
Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional materials and programs and emerging technologies. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, graphic design shops, production companies, web and digital creators, and freelancers.
Winners of the Creativity International Award competition represent 22 countries, three Canadian Provinces, and 25 states. Reno.Gov was considered by judges to be an example of outstanding creativity and design.
Graphic Design USA is an annual showcase of the power of design to enhance websites and online communications.
About Vision Internet
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Vision Internet is a national leader in government website development with more than 500 government, nonprofit and education clients in the U.S. and Canada. The company creates cost-effective solutions that increase government efficiency, transparency and interactive communications with citizens. Over the past 18 years, the company has earned hundreds of prestigious awards for its unique websites. In 2013, Vision Internet launched the visionCMSTM content management system developed with feedback from hundreds of municipal clients.