Association News

FMA Charlie Awards early entry deadline has been extended to April 2, 2017

The Charlie Award winners will be announced at a banquet on Friday night during the 2017 Florida Media Conference being held Aug. 10-11 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. The entry period is Mar. 1-Apr. 17, 2017. (more…)

FMA to hold webinar series in 2017

FMA will be offering webinars again this year, with the first webinar scheduled from noon until 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 26 focusing on the latest in social media (more…)

Coming soon: Member receptions throughout Florida

Keep an eye out for information that will be sent out about upcoming member receptions. The following locations and dates are currently being planned: (more…)

Doug Damerst Scholarship

The Florida Magazine Association honors the life and career of Doug Damerst by awarding a $1000 cash prize to an exceptional student majoring in the field of the journalism/communications. (more…)

Ocala Magazine making news

Ocala Magazine has hired Chris Wims as their full time Director of Social Media and they are also about to launch their new and very improved website which will go live either this month or next. (more…)

2017 Florida Media Conference

FMA joins the Florida Press Association, Intersect Media Solutions, Florida Society of News Editors and Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives for the first ever Florida Media Conference on August 10 – 11, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Naples. (more…)


Special Features

Women in Communication conference – April 20

Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, North Miami,  April 20, 2017 (more…)

FAF Presents: Real News vs. Fake News – and how to tell the difference

We are swamped these days with purported facts of dubious authenticity from a multitude of sources. Parody parades as (more…)


Industry News

Publishers see long-term potential, short-term hurdles in messaging platforms

Publishers all seem to agree that messaging platforms are the future, but few are charging into it. (more…)

New national spirits magazine launches in Sonoma

A new national trade magazine aimed at wine, beer, distilled spirits, and hard cider producers, suppliers, and distributors launched last week. Debuting with a March/April 2017 issue, (more…)

These women’s magazines aren’t just for women

In spring 2013, Joanna Demkiewicz, a journalism student at the University of Missouri, went to hear the longtime Esquire writer Mike Sager talk about his new book, (more…)

Elle Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers on moving the magazine forward, and her competitive diving career

Robbie Myers, a former competitive springboard diver who grew up caring more about her execution score than the latest runway trends, didn’t think she’d go on to be editor-in-chief (more…)

A day in the life of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Jason Feifer

I can’t remember the exact date I went into a store and purchased my first ever Entrepreneur Magazine. What I can tell you is that I’ve been a fan of the magazine and brand for a while.

Your next favorite magazine could be published by a chef

Over the last decade, countless food magazines and newspaper dining sections got slashed, gutted, or drastically reconfigured (more…)

Magazine media in a nutshell … It’s premium

“Magazine media equals premium content from premium brands for premium audiences – something that is of particular relevance  (more…)

Believe it: far off the radar, print magazines are thriving

Two observers of the smaller-magazine market describe a world of growth and optimism.

Last week, on the same day,  (more…)

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