Publication Honored for Writing, Design Excellence
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 25, 2014 — Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of Florida Realtors®, recently won eight awards in the 2014 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) competition.
Under design excellence, Florida Realtor won a Charlie Award, the competition’s top honor or gold standard, for Best Overall Design in its Trade/Technical category. It won a Silver Award or second place for Best Cover (June 2013 issue) and also a Bronze Award or third place for Best Cover (April 2013).
Judges also recognized the magazine for writing excellence. Florida Realtor won three Silver Awards for: Best Overall Writing, Best Service Feature (I Built My App! May 2013), and Best Department (Makeover). The magazine also won a Bronze Award for Best Department (Market It).
“Florida Realtor magazine is a collaborative partnership between our Realtor members and our talented communications staff,” says Betsy Owen, chairman of Florida Realtors Communications Committee for 2014 and a Delray Beach Realtor. “Our mission is to provide a magazine with valuable and relevant information that helps our Realtor members improve their business. We are honored to receive these awards, and proud that Florida Realtor magazine has achieved this recognition from the publishing industry.”
The Florida Magazine Association represents the state’s publishing industry with more than 200 association, trade/technical and consumer magazines. More than 600 entries were submitted for this year’s Charlie Awards contest from publications produced in Florida. Awards were presented during FMA’s 2014 Publishing Conference & Expo, Aug. 7-8, at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Osceola County, Fla.