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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2021 Charlie Award Finalists

The judging of this year’s Charlie Awards is complete and a list of magazines that have placed in the competition is now available for review. Please note: the list is presented alphabetically by category/division and not in the order of the award received.  View the list here. Check the List! Please review the list carefully.…
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Deadline Extended!

You have an extra week to enter the Charlie Awards! The final entry deadline is now 11:59 pm on Monday, March 8, 2021. Complete contest information including rules, categories, and entry instructions can be found on FloridaMediaContests.com.

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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Webinar Recording Available

Moving Forward (Part 2): How Florida Magazines Are Dealing with the Coronavirus Pandemic We’re about to enter a second year of the coronavirus pandemic, which has outlasted most expectations and plans. In this follow up to FMA’s April 2020 webinar on the same topic, a roundtable of publishers addressed how they continue to deal with losses…
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2021 Conference Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2021 Florida Media Conference being held July 15-16 at The Westin Sarasota. View all registration options here. Hosted by the Florida Press Foundation, the Florida Media Conference is an annual event that brings together top Florida media executives for two days of industry education and networking. Conference partners include…
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2021 Charlie Awards

The 2021 Florida Magazine Association Charlie Awards competition will open on Monday, January 4, 2021. The final submission deadline is March 1, 2021. Award winners will be announced at a dinner gala on the evening of July 16th during the 2021 Florida Media Conference held at The Westin Sarasota. Complete contest information including rules, categories,…
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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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Q&A with 2020 FMA Magazine of the Year

Quick Facts: Flamingo, Florida’s only statewide lifestyle media brand Publisher: JSR Media Published Since: March 2016 Circulation: 20K (print) but print is suspended. Target Audience: Adults ages 35-65, who love Florida Frequency: quarterly Website: flamingomag.com   Q&A: How did it feel to be named magazine of the year by the Florida Magazine Association? Well, we were of course hoping to win…
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