Warren Kagarise named Social Media Professional of the Year

Warren Kagarise, digital engagement manager, was recently named Social Media Professional of the Year by Government Social Media.

Warren, a member of KCIT’s Design and Civic Engagement Team since 2017, works with King County departments and agencies to improve social media strategy, policies, and content, and enhance digital engagement through email, text messages, and other tools.

The Social Media Professional of the Year award honors a social media professional in government who is known in the space for their work, while being committed to supporting and teaching fellow communicators.

Warren accepted the award May 3 during the Golden Post Awards ceremony at the Government Social Media Conference (GSMCON) in Reno, NV, the largest event for public-sector social media professionals.

In addition to his King County role, Warren is a member of the Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) Board of Directors, a member of Nextdoor’s Public Agency Advisory Board, and past president of the Government Social Media Membership Council. Congratulations Warren!