Posts By Kristy Dalton

Prepare A Zombie Survival Kit

Ever since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched their creative “zombie apocalypse” campaign last year, Americans have been even more exposed to the recommendation of making a survival kit for any disaster. I explore my own “go bag” in this video to see if I have all of the recommended suppliesby theRead… Read more »

GovGirl joins e.Republic

I’ve joined e.Republic as its New Media Director! We’re going to expand and continue GovGirl and keep posting videos showing the fun side of government. Keep an eye on and for more! Original post

A Politician’s Guide to Social Media

With campaign season in full swing, this video is for public officials and political office candidates. In “A Politician’s Guide to Social Media”, Kristy shares several tips on using social media in the political space. She mentions former Rep. Andrew Weiner, Troy Mayor Janice Daniels, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Politwoops and more. Get your ownRead… Read more »

Government Innovation YouTube Channels

This video highlights some favorite YouTube channels focused on government innovation. “GovGirl” Kristy from covers Gov2 TV hosted by Walter Schwabe, GovFreshTV by Luke Fretwell, AshInstitute by the Harvard Kennedy School and the GovInnovator channel by Andy Feldman. Videos posted on these channels are helpful for both government employees and citizens! Watch Kristy’s video:Read… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Update from GovGirl

We were on a break! GovGirl videos are coming back soon. Valentine’s Day 2012 marks one year since I launched, and I want to say thank you to everyone who has kept up with us over the last year. I have exciting news! My last day with the City of Reno Nevada is onRead… Read more »

Top 5 GovGirl Videos of 2011

I launched on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2011. I had already been blogging for a year on online government, but I wanted to try using video to connect with a larger audience. The results were not what I expected. From the outset, I envisioned GovGirl as a place for other women in digital governmentRead… Read more »

Who’d be on your Open Government team?

Like Samuel L. Jackson, I’m putting together an elite team of superheroes… an OpenGov team! This will be an internal team at the City of Reno, made up of existing staff. The team’s mission would be to identify and implement opportunities to share data & information, as well as develop policies and procedures related toRead… Read more »