New FMA Board Member Spotlight: Raquel Filipek

New FMA Board Member Spotlight: Raquel Filipek Title and Company: Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Editor-in-Chief; Hilton Grand Vacations FMA Member Since: 2020 Magazine(s): Club Traveler Circulation: 250,000+ Target Audience: Hilton Grand Vacations Club members Frequency: Three times per year (Spring, Summer, and Fall/Winter) Website:  ClubTraveler.com Why did you decide to join the FMA Board? What do you hope to…
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New FMA Board Member Spotlight: Catherine Walters

New FMA Board Member Spotlight: Catherine Walters Title and Company: Publisher, Morris Communications Company FMA Member Since: 2017 Magazine(s): Orlando Magazine, Where GuestBook & Where QuickGuide Circulation: 31,000 / 22,000 / 480,000 Target Audience: Orlando Residents / Orlando Visitors Frequency: 12 / 1 / 2 Website: https://www.orlandomagazine.com/ Why did you decide to join the FMA Board?…
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2022 Charlie Awards

The 2022 Florida Magazine Association Charlie Awards competition is now closed. Thank you for all of your submissions. Award winners will be announced at a dinner gala on the evening of August 5th during the 2022 Florida Media Conference held at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. Complete contest information including rules, categories, and…
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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 the 2021 Doug Damerst Scholarship Recipient, Sabrina Salovitz

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…
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Congratulations 2021 FMA Charlie Award Winners!

  Winners in this year’s FMA Charlie Awards Contest were announced Thursday evening, July 16, during the 2021 Florida Media Conference. Visit FloridaMediaContests.com for complete contest winner’s information including the final list of winners, award presentation, and more!

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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