Recently, I completed writing a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for marketing services for the Houston Health Department. This RFP was crafted in support of the Project PrIDE grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Read the intro below or view the complete document here: RFP for Marketing Services. “The Houston Health Department (HHD)Continue reading “RFP for Marketing Services – Writing Sample”
Last week, MyAmericanTrips shared my piece on what to do while roadtripping from Houston to Big Bend and West Texas. The article is called “Big Bend & West Texas: What To Do” – yeah, simple and to the point. Check it out when you have a sec: Big Bend & West Texas: What To Do. Thanks MyAmericanTrips.com!! And don’tContinue reading “Travel Piece Picked Up By MyAmericanTrips.com”
The City of Houston maintains a database of email subscribers who request information on various topics such as emergency management, special events, Public Works & Engineering (PWE) department updates, and more. I was charged with composing PWE eBlasts which were sent out citywide via the CitizensNet application. Below is an eBlast I wrote for the ClintonContinue reading “ReBuild Houston Project Underway: E-Blast”
This piece was written in 2016 and was picked up by travel blog, ‘Travel Money Finder Daily.’ To view the full article, visit Cheap Girl Travel.
Making Better Streets, Better Drainage a Reality By Katherine Mestousis ReBuild Houston is the direct result of City of Houston voters approving Proposition One in November 2010. The proposition directed the City’s Charter to “be amended to provide for the enhancement, improvement and ongoing renewal of Houston’s drainage and streets by creating a Dedicated Pay‐As‐You‐Go (PAYGo) FundContinue reading “Making Better Streets, Better Drainage a Reality “
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Privately Funded Sidewalk Repair, Replace and Installation Program Makes Walkable Sidewalks A Reality HOUSTON, TX. (April 17, 2015) – City of Houston residents can now make sidewalk repair easier and faster, thanks to a new program through the Department of Public Works and Engineering (PWE). The program is called the Privately Funded SidewalkContinue reading “Privately Funded Sidewalk Repair, Replace & Installation Program – Press Release”
One of the fist project I was assigned when I was began at the City of Houston’s Department of Public Works and Engineering was to craft a social media proposal and to then go before the Director of Public Works, as well as all his Deputy Director’s and present a case (to a group of engineers) forContinue reading “Social Media Proposal for Public Works & Engineering”
Part of what I do at for the City of Houston’s ReBuild Houston program is evaluate current communications practices and then create a strategy for the future. This is my first analysis of the programs communication practices: Communication Practices_10-17-14.
I composed the below Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) which were used to develop several webpages, for the ReBuild Houston website (https://www.rebuildhouston.org/summary-facts and https://www.rebuildhouston.org/frequently-asked-questions). Additionally, the Fact Sheet and FAQs provided content for our social media sites. FACT SHEET ReBuild Houston is a direct result of City of Houston voters approving Proposition OneContinue reading “ReBuild Houston Fact Sheet & FAQs”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Festival for the Arts & Aurora Picture Show Partner to Make Beautiful (Film) Music Together HOUSTON, TX (May 1, 2013) – American Festival for the Arts (AFA) is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Aurora Picture Show. This collaboration brings high school age composers and filmmakers together to learnContinue reading “AFA & Aurora Picture Show Partner – Press Release”