October 24, 2014
Florida Trend Wins 7 Awards at FMA's Annual Conference

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Florida Trend Wins 7 Awards at FMA's Annual Conference

The Florida Magazine Association's 2014 conference was held in Orlando August 7-8, 2014.

| 8/11/2014

Florida Trend was honored to receive seven awards at the Florida Magazine Association's annual conference this past weekend. The 2014 "Charlie Awards" (named after Charles G. Welborn Jr, a longtime professor of journalism and communications at the University of Florida) were presented at the Omni Orlando resort August 8, 2014. Trend took home seven awards, including three Charlies (highest award) for Best Overall Magazine, Best Overall Writing and Best Overall Design.

"The awards reflect excellence in all departments of the magazine, from the editorial staff to custom publishing and our web department," says Andy Corty, Florida Trend's publisher. "We're proud of our accomplishments, and our readers and advertisers should be as well."

The awards Florida Trend received:

GENERAL EXCELLENCE

  • Best Overall Magazine, 50,000-plus circulation
    Florida Trend - Charlie Award
    Mark Howard, executive editor; John Annunziata, managing editor
  • Best Overall Writing, 50,000-plus circulation
    Florida Trend - Charlie Award
    Mark Howard, executive editor; John Annunziata, managing editor
  • Best Overall Design, 50,000-plus circulation
    Florida Trend - Charlie Award
    Gary Bernloehr, art director; Jason Morton, associate art director
  • Best Media Kit
    Florida Trend - Bronze award
    FloridaTrend.com/mediakit
    Janice Sharp, associate publisher, Robb Brown, Anne Meyer and Mary Anne Will, staff

DESIGN EXCELLENCE

  • Best Use of Typography
    Florida Trend - Silver award
    "55 Years" feature in December 2013,
    Gary Bernloehr, art director
  • Best Department Design
    Florida Trend - Silver award
    "Florida Life" in November 2013 issue
    Gary Bernloehr, art director

DIGITAL EXCELLENCE

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