• <p>There are many reasons to join MAGC! Network and connect with your fellow government communicators to learn best practices and new, innovative communications practices. Join today!</p>

    There are many reasons to join MAGC! Network and connect with your fellow government communicators to learn best practices and new, innovative communications practices. Join today!

  • <p>MAGC members are committed to improving the two-way flow of communications between the public and the agencies we represent through effective communications.</p>

    MAGC members are committed to improving the two-way flow of communications between the public and the agencies we represent through effective communications.

  • <p>Members represent all levels of government – federal, state, regional, county, and local – as well as school districts, universities and colleges, nonprofits, and agencies serving these organizations.</p>

    Members represent all levels of government – federal, state, regional, county, and local – as well as school districts, universities and colleges, nonprofits, and agencies serving these organizations.

  • <p>Each year, the organization puts on thought-provoking events such as an annual conference and lunch-time workshops. Members share their best work through an annual awards contest and celebrate accomplishments, while collecting ideas, at an awards banquet.</p>

    Each year, the organization puts on thought-provoking events such as an annual conference and lunch-time workshops. Members share their best work through an annual awards contest and celebrate accomplishments, while collecting ideas, at an awards banquet.

Communicating with style and substance

If you’re passionate about this, you’ve come to the right place. The Minnesota Association of Government Communicators (MAGC) is a peer organization of communications professionals who are dedicated to improving public-sector communications.

We organize thought-provoking workshops, an annual conference and various other activities to improve our communications skills and to strengthen our peer networks. We share our best work through an annual awards contest, and we celebrate our accomplishments (and gather ideas) at the annual Northern Lights Awards Ceremony.

Members represent all levels of government – federal, state, regional, county, and local – as well as school districts, universities and colleges, nonprofits, and agencies serving these organizations.

Our membership includes:

  • writers and editors
  • graphic designers
  • publications staff and managers
  • marketing and public relations specialists
  • web designers
  • public information officers
  • media relations specialists
  • teachers and professors
  • photographers, and more.

Sound like your kind of people? Join us!

Register Now! Summer Video Workshop, July 23

On the calendar this summer is a video workshop designed for communications professionals who would like to take advantage of the effectiveness of video. If you are looking for creative ways to use video for social media and websites, tips on inexpensive, easy-to-use, equipment (think cell phone!) and advice from professional videographers, then this one’s for you! The workshop will be held Thursday, July 23, 8 – 10 a.m., at the Burnsville City Hall Community Room, 100 Civic Center Parkway. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers.  A light breakfast will be provided. View agenda.