Digital Communications Coordinator, City of Round Rock, Texas
Austin Ellington is the Digital Communications Coordinator at the City of Round Rock, Texas. Laser-focused on creating compelling content and developing strategies to not only reach but also effectively engage with the public, he considers himself to be a part-time public information officer, blogger, photographer, community engagement specialist, and sometimes government social media geek (oh wait, full-time on that last one).
Prior to joining the City of Round Rock, he held communications and marketing-related positions with The University of Texas System, the City of Austin, Texas and the Texas House of Representatives. He recently served as a Council Member for the Government Social Media Organization and regularly speaks as a thought leader on government social media strategy at state and national conferences.