Matt Hege's CV

Director of Communications and Public Relations, Matthew Hege has a 23 + year career that has spanned both public relations and media based brand development in South Florida and New York City. 

 

Director Matthew Hege leads the firm’s current outreach and public relations efforts and brings 23 years of expertise that has spanned both public relations and media based brand development in South Florida and New York City. He is adept at developing clear messaging to the public for complex planning and development projects. His experience includes extensive focus for municipal and corporate strategy, public relations campaigns, brand awareness, media relations with expertise in public private partnerships.

 

Matthew Hege focuses on client management, with recent experience implementing successful urban development partnerships by attaining community support through outreach, analysis, strategic communication, and content curation along with comprehensive planning efforts for the firm’s urban design, transportation, private and municipal clients. 

 

Matthew is actively overseeing public outreach and media relations for the Little Havana Pedestrian Priority Zones fostering local media and press coverage along with legislative updates. Ongoing efforts have curated extensive local media coverage that resulted from coordinated press events and arranged media tours. Matthew is directing MHCP COLAB’s public outreach campaign for the recently approved public/private partnership between the City of Hollywood and The Related Group of Florida pertaining to the community center parcel located at 1301 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood Beach.  

Education

 

BS Communications

East Carolina University

 

Masters in Business Administration

East Carolina University

 

 

Project List

 

Public Engagement

 

Hollywood Beach Public Private Partnership for City of Hollywood and The Related Group

Hillsboro Mile Residences of Hillsboro Beach

Little Havana Pedestrian Priority Zones Community Awareness Plan

 

 

Public Relations

 

Little Havana Pedestrian Priority Zone, Miami, FL

Nuvo Suites Extended Stay Hotel “Safe and Secure in the Time of Coronavirus”, Public Relations, Media Production and Social Media Content, Doral, FL

Illuminate Coral Gables Art Installation, Public Relations, Press Materials, Video Coverage and Interview Content Coral Gables, FL

 

 

Planning + Transportation

 

Laurens County Development Corporation Community Asset Mapping, SC

Little Havana Pedestrian Priority Zones, Miami, FL

North Corridor Mobility Hub Study for Miami Transportation Planning Organization (Miami TPO)

Fort Meyers Beach Comprehensive Plan 2040

 
Professional Associations + Voluntary Boards

 

American Planning Association

Urban Land Institute

Florida Public Relations Association

Public Relations Society of America

 

 

Honors + Awards

2016-2020 Seven Emmy nominations for Broadway Profiles

2018, New York Emmy Award Winner for Broadway Profiles Television Program

2014, Cablefax Award for Broadway Profiles