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Maria Rosa Higgins Fallon, Public Affairs Manager

Maria Rosa Higgins Fallon is the Public Affairs Manager for the City of Coral Gables. She has been employed by the City of Coral Gables since July 2003, and is a member of the City’s senior executive team reporting directly to the City Manager.

Maria Rosa (“MR”) oversees the Office of Communications and the public affairs efforts of disseminating information to key audiences externally and internally through a variety of communications channels. She is also responsible for safeguarding the city’s image, messaging and branding in the various city publications and collateral materials. Maria Rosa is in charge of e-News, Coral Gables Television (CGTV), the city’s Facebook and Twitter, the employee newsletter, among other communication vehicles. She also serves as media liaison for the English and Spanish media.

Prior to her employment with the City of Coral Gables, she served as Marketing Development Manager for Broward County Parks and Recreation Division.

Maria Rosa received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Miami and a Master’s in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University.  

Contact MR: 
Phone: 305-460-5205

Office of Communications

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Office of Communications provides timely, proactive and responsive information to the public regarding City services and programs, projects, special events and emergency notifications.

Our Communications team is dedicated to fostering positive relationships with the media and creating opportunities for the community to engage in the decision-making process with the City.

The Office of Communications oversees the City of Coral Gables’ brand identity, the City’s website, coordinates special communications-related projects for various departments, provides internal communications to employees, and manages Coral Gables Television (CGTV).

Mailing address:
405 Biltmore Way
Coral Gables, FL 33134