Author: Grace Mack

Embrace Magazine Named FMA “Magazine of the Year”

On July 16, the 2021 Florida Media Conference culminated with the FMA’s Charlie Awards Gala and the naming of Embrace magazine as Magazine of the Year. Shortly following the gala, Embrace publisher and executive editor, John Sotomayor, shared with us his thoughts on winning the top honor in the inaugural year of publishing the magazine.…
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Q&A with ¡Viva Polk! Magazine (Spanish)

Revista: ¡Viva Polk! Magazine Editor/a: Teresa Martinez Publicado desde: 2019 Público objetivo: La comunidad Circulación: 20K Frecuencia: Trimestral Sitio web:  vivapolk.com   ¿Qué desea que los lectores se lleven de su revista? ¡Viva Polk! Es la única revista en español en nuestro condado. Nuestro propósito es informar, motivar, inspirar a nuestra comunidad, al igual que…
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Q&A with Havas House

A Q&A with Marisa Beazel, President/Publisher of Havas House. Quick Facts: Publications: Discover Charleston, annual visitors guide; Visit Los Cabos, official visitors guide of the Los Cabos Hotel Association; Jamaica Travel Guide, official tourism guide of the Jamaica Tourist Board; South Beach Wine & Food Festival Guide, official event guide of the South Beach Wine…
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Q&A with Moni Basu

Quick Facts: Moni Basu Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction Department of Journalism University of Florida Moni Basu is an award winning journalist who began her career in Florida with the Tallahassee Democrat and The Florida Flambeau. Basu worked for CNN for nine years, covering the Iraqi War from its inception. She wrote…
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Q&A with ¡Viva Polk! Magazine

A Q&A with Teresa Martinez, Editor of Viva Polk Magazine. Quick Facts: Magazine:   ¡Viva Polk! Magazine Editor:  Teresa Martinez/also Publisher Published Since: 2019 Circulation: 20K Target Audience: Hispanic Community Frequency: Quarterly Website: vivapolk.com   Q&A What do you want readers to take away from your magazine?  Our magazine is the only Spanish print and digital media in our county.  Our purpose is…
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Q&A with Destination Florida

A Q&A with Pamela Childs, Creative Director of Destination Florida. Quick Facts: Magazine: DESTINATION FLORIDA Creative Director: Pamela Childs Editor: Karen Davis Art Director: Marsha Michaels Published Since: 2016 Circulation: 285,000 annually Target Audience: Florida Visitors Frequency: Quarterly Website: DestinationFlorida.com   Q&A What do you want readers to take away from your magazine? That it’s…
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COVID-19’s Impact on FMA Members

The FMA recently surveyed its members to learn the effects of COVID-19 on their publishing businesses. Sixteen magazine publishing professionals responded to the survey. The responses confirm that no one is escaping unscathed from the pandemic. Its impact is being felt in various ways. As expected, publishers are experiencing a hit to advertising revenue. More…
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Hilton Grand Vacations Immerses Club Members in a New Digital Experience The Redesigned Club Traveler Magazine Complements HGV’s Enhanced Cared Guidelines

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 6, 2020) – Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is taking its Club Members on a digital journey this summer with the launch of its newly-redesigned Club Traveler publications. The magazine, shared several times a year with HGV Club Members, and its companion monthly newsletter, have been transformed to provide readers with a…
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