Former Woodbury spokeswoman awarded by peersThe city of Woodbury’s former top spokeswoman was one of two people named Communicator of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators.
The city of Woodbury’s former top spokeswoman was one of two people named Communicator of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators.
Julie Lehr, who retired from her post as Woodbury’s communications director in December, received the award Tuesday in Eagan. Tom Hedges, Eagan’s city administrator, was the other recipient.
"There are many worthy of this award, so I am surprised and humbled to be named as a Communicator of the Year by MAGC,” Lehr said in a news release. “I can think of no greater honor than being recognized by my peers, and I am grateful to MAGC for this award."
Lehr spent 18 years in government communications.
The contest recognizes excellence in government communications and drew 151 entries from across Minnesota.
The city’s website also earned an Award of Excellence in the websites category.