Sarasota Magazine and Biz941 Win 21 Awards at Florida Magazine Association Annual Conference

By: Sarasota Magazine

Sarasota Magazine and Biz941 take home 21 awards at the annual conference.


Sarasota Magazine and its sister publication Biz(941) recently earned 21 awards at the Florida Magazine Association (FMA) 2014 annual conference, including 10 first-place Charlie Awards. The complete list is below.

“It is exciting to be awarded this many top honors by such a well-respected organization,” said Editorial Director Pam Daniel. “We are pleased to be recognized by our peers for excellence in all aspects of magazine publishing: design, writing, photography and advertising. It speaks to the talents and strengths of our entire staff, writers, artists and photographers.”

Since 1957, FMA’s annual Charlie Awards competition has recognized excellence in publishing, writing, editing, photography and design. The Charlie Awards ceremony was held on Friday, August 8, 2014 in conjunction with the FMA Annual Publishing Conference and Expo at The Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate. This year’s competition included categories in the areas of Printing Excellence, Writing Excellence, Design Excellence and General Excellence.

Florida Magazine Association 2014 Awards—Gulfshore Media Publications

WRITING EXCELLENCE

Best Humor

CHARLIE AWARD

My Investment Strategy – Inheritance   

Sarasota Magazine

Best Service Feature – All Consumer Magazines

CHARLIE AWARD

Glories of the Gulf: Favorite Fish Houses

Sarasota Magazine

BRONZE AWARD

Season Preview

Sarasota Magazine

Best In-Depth Reporting – All Consumer Magazines

CHARLIE AWARD

The (Multi) Millionaire Next Door

Sarasota Magazine

BRONZE AWARD

Our Turn

Sarasota Magazine

Best Feature – Consumer Magazines with Circulation of 20,000 – 50,000

CHARLIE AWARD

The Loneliest Lemur on Earth

Sarasota Magazine

Best Column – All Consumer Magazines

SILVER AWARD

From the Editor

Sarasota Magazine

Best Public Service

BRONZE AWARD

Park Patrol

Sarasota Magazine

Best Editor/Commentary/Opinion – All Consumer Magazines

BRONZE AWARD

Destination: Architecture

Sarasota Magazine

Best Feature Headlines – All Consumer Magazines

CHARLIE AWARD

Ripple Effect, The Weather Channeler, and Campus in the Cloud

Biz(941)

SILVER AWARD

The Loneliest Lemur on Earth, Be True to Your School, and Pier Review

Sarasota Magazine

DESIGN EXCELLENCE

Best Feature Design – Consumer Magazines with Circulation Between 20,000 – 50,000

CHARLIE AWARD

Glories of the Gulf: Favorite Fish Houses

Sarasota Magazine

Best Cover – Consumer Magazines with Circulation Between 20,000 – 50,000

SILVER AWARD

January 2014, The Young Issue

Sarasota Magazine

Best Photographic Essay

BRONZE AWARD

The Photo Ark

Sarasota Magazine

Best Department Design – Consumer Magazines with Circulation Less Than 50,000

BRONZE AWARD

Freeze Frame

Sarasota Magazine

GENERAL EXCELLENCE

Best In-House Ad for an Outside Client

CHARLIE AWARD

Legacy of Valor

Sarasota Magazine

BRONZE AWARD

Goodwill Manasota

Biz(941)

Best Redesign

CHARLIE AWARD

Sarasota Magazine

Best Media Kit

CHARLIE AWARD

Sarasota Magazine

Best Special Theme or Show Issue – All Consumer Magazines

CHARLIE AWARD

March 2014, The Wealth Issue

Sarasota Magazine

Best Advertorial Section – All Consumer Magazines

SILVER AWARD

The Hermitage

Sarasota Magazine

ABOUT SARASOTA MAGAZINE AND GULFSHORE MEDIA
For 35 years, Sarasota Magazine has shared an intimate bond with readers, advertisers, organizations and the community at large. Sarasota Magazine has received more than 170 state and national awards for publishing, writing and design excellence. Gulfshore Media publishes Sarasota Magazine and Biz(941), along with Sarasota Health, Sarasota Magazine’s Home Buyer, SEE Sarasota, Venice Magazine, Orlando Life, Winter Park Magazine, Orlando Homebuyer and a variety of custom publications and playbills for the Ringling Museum, Sarasota Orchestra, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and the Asolo Repertory Theatre. The company is located in Sarasota. Learn more at sarasotamagazine.com.

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