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Florida Trend wins national and state publication awards
The Florida Magazine Association (FMA) and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) have recognized Florida Trend for outstanding work.
The Florida Magazine Association (FMA) and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) have recognized Florida Trend for outstanding writing, magazine design, website and email.
At the Florida Magazine Association meeting in Orlando over the weekend, Florida Trend took home four awards:
- Gold “Charlie” Award for Best Overall Magazine
- Gold “Charlie” Award for Best Overall Design
- Silver for Best Overall Writing
- Silver for Best Magazine Website, FloridaTrend.com
At a recent American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) meeting in New York City, the group recognized Florida Trend seven times. Three national awards, called the AZBEE Awards, were:
- Gold: Around the State (news section)
- Silver: Jason Garcia for “Domino Effect” (state politics)
- Bronze: Amy Keller for investigative work on diploma mills
In addition, Florida Trend is a finalist for several regional ASBPE awards:
- Daily Pulse e-newsletter in general excellence
- Mike Vogel for his profile of Miami, and for a piece on the Avon Park bombing range
- Mark Howard for his editor’s column
Earlier this year, Florida Trend also received multiple awards from the Area Alliance of Business Publication. Full story on that is here.
About the FMA Charlie Awards
Recognizing achievements by Florida magazines since 1957, FMA's annual Charlie Awards competition crowns publishers, writers, editors, artists, photographers, printers, marketers and others as the best among their peers in scores of categories. Juried by recognized out-of-state magazine and newspaper professionals, and college journalism professors, hundreds of entries vie for first, second and third place awards—Charlie, Silver and Bronze.
About the ASBPE and the AZBEE Awards
Founded in 1964 as the American Society of Business Press Editors, ASBPE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors, and designers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press. The official name was changed to the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 1997, and to ASBPE in 2012. ASBPE has chapters in cities nationwide, including Chicago, Boston, New York, Kansas City, Cleveland and Washington, D.C.
ASBPE’s Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most competitive there is for business-to-business, trade, association, and professional publications. The awards recognize outstanding work by magazines, newsletters, and digital media — Web sites, e-newsletters, digital magazines, and blogs.