Communications & Public Affairs
2151 Salzedo St
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Martha Pantin is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the City of Coral Gables. She leads external outreach including media relations, crisis communications, social media, marketing, and a public access channel for this municipal government of more than 50,000 residents. She reports directly to the City Manager.
Prior to joining Coral Gables, Pantin was the Director of International Communications for American Airlines overseeing the airline’s communications for all international destinations including Europe, Asia/Pacific, the Caribbean, Latin America and Canada. Throughout the years she held numerous roles including acting as the company’s chief Spanish language spokesperson. She was responsible for internal and external communications along with marketing and crisis communications for Miami, the Caribbean and Latin America where she led agency relationships in the region. Throughout her 23-year career at the airline, she was a strategic advisor to senior management.
Pantin also has extensive experience in the public sector where she has held management roles in Miami-Dade County including Assistant Director of Communications and Assistant Director of Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department for Customer Service, Communications and Marketing.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration from Florida International University where she was recognized with the Alumni Distinguished Service Award. She has also been recognized by Miami-Dade College where she received her associate degree.
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).