Golden Post Awards - Honoring Government Social Media

Chris Hsiung and Kristy DaltonThe 2018 “Golden Post Awards” is the fourth annual award program exclusively designed to honor outstanding use of social media by local and state government agencies in the U.S. 

View the 2017 Winners
View the 2017 Finalists

Nominations will be accepted in mid-winter and our panel of judges will select finalists. Winners will be announced at GSMCON and will be presented with trophies and plaques. Details  will be announced in early 2018!


  • Best Use of Humor on Social Media
  • Social Media Strategy in Solving Crime
  • Social Media Crisis Communications
  • Best Use of Crowdsourcing
  • Government Social Media Policy
  • Outstanding Social Media Results

Rules & Eligibility
Changes to 2017 Awards Program

View 2016 Golden Post Awards Archive
View 2015 Golden Post Awards Archive