Honors, Public Speaking & Writing.

From the page to the stage

Awards & Honors

  • Co-author, Social Media for Government: Theory & Practice (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
  • James Beard Foundation 2004 – Best Radio, Short Form
  • James Beard Foundation 2005 – Best Radio, Short Form (nominee)
  • GovTech Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers Honoree
  • Govtech Social Ambassador 2016
  • CityAwake millennial leadership caucus, inaugural delegate
  • Public Technology Institute – Web 2.0 State & Local Government Award (3X)
  • Boston Named #1 Digital City in the US 2013, City of Boston Dept. of Innovation & Technology
  • Strategy (Mayoral Reddit AMA) featured in Twitter’s first “Best Practices” guide

Speaking & Teaching Highlights

  • KrisKom Oslo, Speaker
  • KrisKom, Stockholm, Keynote
  • Government Social Media Conference Inaugural Steering Committee & Keynote, Reno
  • Brand Camp Boston, Keynote
  • Public Technology Institute Government CIO Summit, Nashville & Orlando
  • Social Media Today Social Media Shakeup, Atlanta
  • Mayor Walsh’s Civic Academies, Instructor
  • Chief Data Officer Summit: Governing Body Member & Panel Moderator
  • Mass Maritime Emergency Information Management graduate lecturer
  • UMass–Social Media Day Boston: Presenter
  • Int’l Conference for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters, University of Massachusetts: Panelist
  • State of the Social City, City of Boston: Host & Moderator
  • Public Consultation & Engagement Summit Toronto: Panelist
  • WorldBoston International Visitor Leadership Program via US State Dept: Presenter

Articles & Publications

Related Coverage

Lindsay Crudele: Boston’s social media director. Storyteller. Beekeeper (TechRepublic)

Boston Is Crowdsourcing Local Tunes For City Hall’s Hold Music

Hootsuite: Emergency Management Social Media Webinar

Mashable: Twitter donates Promoted Trend to “One Boston”

As Author

Social Media for Government: Theory and Practice (Taylor & Francis, 2016)

5 Tips for Dealing with the Facebook Apocalypse (GovTech, 2018)

Why Governments Should Adopt a Digital Engagement Strategy (StateTech Magazine)

As Source

Should Government Clean Up Its Twitter Feeds? (GovTech)

Introducing Twitter Alerts (Twitter)

Is Twitter’s New ‘Moments’ Feature Worth the Hype for Government?

Social Media’s Next Frontier

Podcast guest: GovTech Social

Boston’s Experience with Social Media Is Key During Emergencies (Emergency Management Magazine)

Crisis Communication: Case Studies and Lessons Learned from International Disasters (Kjell Brataas, Routledge, 2018)

The Responsive City (Goldsmith & Crawford, 2014)

Your Name in Print (Elizabeth Harper, St. Martin’s Press, 2005)

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