Writer Stacie Zinn Roberts, president of What’s Your Avocado?, a writing and marketing firm based in Mount Vernon, Washington, was honored with a national writing award by the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association during the organization’s conference held in Portland.
Portland, Oregon, May 10, 2013: Writer Stacie Zinn Roberts, president of What’s Your Avocado?, a writing and marketing firm based in Mount Vernon, Washington, was honored with a national writing award last night by the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), during the organization’s 24th annual conference held in Portland.
Roberts won a Writing Merit Award for her article “Enemy at the Gates”, a feature story that ran in the May 2012 issue of Golfdom magazine.
At total of 360 entries were received for 70 categories in this year’s competition from all over the United States, and countries as far away as Australia and Ireland.
About What’s Your Avocado?
What’s Your Avocado? is a writing, personal empowerment and marketing firm based in Mount Vernon, Washington. WYA President Stacie Zinn Roberts is a nationally recognized writer, speaker, radio host and marketing expert. The winner of more than 40 regional and national awards for writing, marketing and public relations campaigns, Stacie has published more than 1,000 bylined articles. What’s Your Avocado? works with companies all over the United States to create marketing content that tells their business story and helps them to succeed in their marketplace. For more information visit: www.whatsyouravocado.com .
The Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) is composed of editors, writers, publishers, photographers, public relations/advertising practitioners, industry association leaders, manufacturers and others involved in green industry communications. It is a national organization based in New Prague, MN.
Stacie Zinn Roberts is a nationally recognized, award-winning writer and marketing expert with more than 25 years of experience. She has won more than 40 national awards for her work including the United Nations Environmental Program for retail environmental marketing, as well as from organizations such at the Public Relations Society of America and the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association. She’s written for industry publications such as Golf Course Management, Sports Turf, Golfdom and PR Daily. She spent eight years as the president and director of marketing for Environmental Turf, where she developed the branding for SeaDwarf Seashore Paspalum, the grass that eventually became the greens grass for the Rio Olympic Golf Course. Stacie served for six years on the Board of Directors of the Florida Turfgrass Association as Chair of the Research & Scholarship Committee where she worked closely with the scientists from the University of Florida’s turfgrass breeding program. Stacie founded What’s Your Avocado? Marketing & Public Relations in 2012.