Julian Coca, Director of Content and Marketing

Julian Coca
Director of Content and Marketing

Ana Mateo
P: 770-426-3345
F: 678-594-8574

The Office of Communications assists schools with communications needs and promotes open and responsive communication between schools and their respective communities. In addition, the Office of Communications directs system branding and messaging; provides important information to stakeholders; and works daily with the media. We aim to present a robust communications program that increases understanding of, commitment to, and advocacy for the school district and its mission and goals. Most of all, we strive to support and serve all who need our expertise.

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Randall Dunson
Digital Content Specialist
770-514-3863  |  Email
Nan Kiel
Press Relations Coordinator
770-514-3855  |  Email
Michelle McDade
770-426-3300  |  Email
Michele Mizzell
Communications Specialist
Notification Systems

770-514-3895  |  Email
Bill Johnson
Digital Media Producer
770-514-3819  |  Email
Daniel Vehar
Marketing Manager
678-581-7421  |  Email
David Owen
Video Services Team Lead
770-514-3847  |  Email

Recent Awards for CCSD Communications

Hermes Creative Awards


Platinum Award Level
”We Keep Each Other Safe”
Electronic Media / Video / Government
David S. Owen, Writer / Producer

Gold Award Level
How Schools Work: Winter Weather
Electronic Media / Audio / PodCast
David S. Owen, Host

Gold Award Level
Blog Single Post
“The Dance of the Year”
Nan Kiel, Press Relations

Honorable Mention Award Level
Blog Writing
Nan Kiel, Press Relations

2017 GSPRA Awards

Nan Kiel
Excellence in Writing
Russell Elementary Students Launch Into Space

Lisa Watson
Cobb County School District Magazine

Nan Kiel
Awtrey Middle School Hosts "Eggstravaganza"

Nan Kiel
Excellence in Writing
Barber Middle School Holds 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Lee Hill
Internet Website
Cobb County School District Website

APEX Grand Award

2017 APEX Grand Award for Publication Excellence
“Active Shooter Denied”

Telly Award

2017 Bronze Award for
“Active Shooter Denied”

Communicator Award

"Cobb County School District Magazine"
2017 Distinction Award from Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) in the category of Magazine-Educational Institution for Marketing/Promotion.

Telly Award

2016 Bronze Award for
“A Student, A Son, A Fallen Hero”

National School Public Relations Association

2017 NSPRA Award of Merit for
"CCSD Magazine"

2016 NSPRA Award of Excellence for
“The Dance 2016”

2016 NSPRA Award of Merit for
“A Student, A Son, A Fallen Hero”


Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals

2016 MarCom Platinum Award for
“Active Shooter Denied”

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors

First Place: Instruction/Training Category
“Active Shooter Denied”

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