Author: Thomas Kulesa

Member Profile: Sarasota Magazine

Sarasota magazine honors one of the most picturesque cities in the country while guiding readers through the dynamic, diverse community. With a long and illustrious 43-year history, Sarasota is the area’s go-to source for information on cuisine and dining, arts and entertainment, housing and real estate, health and wellness, and much more. “City magazines will…
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New Member Spotlight: The Well of PBC

Publisher: Lauren Zuchman Circulation: Online bimonthly with special print issues Target Audience: Palm Beach County residents, professionals, systems, and sectors with a vested interest in, and passion for, behavioral health, wellness, and for the community to thrive. Website: www.bewellpbc.org/media/the-well-of-pbc/ Who is The Well of PBC? A collective and inclusive convening of Palm Beach County residents and…
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2023 FMA Charlie Awards

Early entry to the Charlie Awards has been announced! The 2023 FMA Charlie Awards will open on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. The contest will close at 11:59 pm EST on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Complete contest information including rules, categories, and entry instructions can be found on FloridaMediaContests.com.

New Member Spotlight: My Living Magazine

  Magazine(s): My Living Magazines (90 unique communities, each with a different masthead, e.g. Sewall’s Point Magazine, Jupiter Living, Vero Beach Living) CEO: Glen Fetzner Target Audience: Age 30+ affluent homeowners on the Treasure Coast and in Palm Beach County Website: My Living Media (mylivingmagazine.com)     Who is My Living Media? For 46 years,…
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Q&A With the 2022 Doug Damerst Scholarship Recipient, Avery Lotz

The Florida Magazine Association honors the life and career of Doug Damerst by awarding a $1,000 cash prize to an exceptional student majoring in the field of journalism/communications. During his 10 years as the editor-in-chief of Florida Realtor magazine for the Florida Association of Realtors, Damerst set an award-winning standard for the Orlando-based publication—a standard he held…
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Recapping the 2022 Florida Media Conference

The annual event featured scores of tips to help magazines thrive in a digital world. By Tim McCollum and Trinity Curbelo, Internal Auditor magazine Recruiting, audience growth, and podcasts are driving success for magazines, said speakers at the 2022 Florida Media Conference. The August event at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra…
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Boca Magazine Named FMA 2022 “Magazine of the Year”

Editor in chief Marie Speed shares secrets of her success and what taking home the FMA’s top honor means to her. What does winning the 2022 FMA Magazine of the Year award mean to you? To be recognized by your industry colleagues on a statewide level when there are so many excellent publications in Florida…
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New FMA Member Spotlight: América Magazine

Magazine: América Magazine Editor: Felipe Robayo Chacón Circulation: 10,000 Target Audience: Hispanic and Latin American Community within Orlando and Kissimmee and to a lesser extent Altamonte Springs and Winter Park. Website: www.americamagazineorlando.com   Who is América Magazine? América Magazine is a print magazine serving the Hispanic and Latin American community. We are a journalist and a writer…
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New FMA Board Member Spotlight: Jamie Rich

New FMA Board Member: Jamie Rich Title and Company:  Founder, Flamingo FMA Member Since:  2016 Magazine:  Flamingo Circulation:  20K print, throughout the southeast Target Audience:  Readers who love to live in or travel to Florida Frequency: Online every day! In print with two collector’s editions a year: Spring/Summer Icons Issue & Fall/Winter Explore Issue Website: …
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New FMA Member Spotlight: Gainesville City Lifestyle

Magazine: Gainesville City Lifestyle Editor:  Elizabeth Mueller Circulation: Monthly Readership 59,500; Distribution 9,000 copies monthly; Direct Mailed to households with housing values $425K+; Distributed to upscale high traffic businesses and at Gainesville Airport, the Chamber of Commerce, business associations, and community events Target Audience:  Affluent households, local upscale businesses Website:   citylifestyle.com/gainesvillefl Who is Gainesville City Lifestyle? …
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