Publication Honored for Writing, Design Excellence
ORLANDO, FL – September 16, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of Florida Realtors®, recently won five awards in the 2010 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) Charlie Awards competition.
Florida Realtor won a Charlie Award, the competition’s top honor or gold standard, for Best Feature Design in the Trade/Technical category for the article, “7 Ways to Connect.” The magazine also won a Silver Award for Best Overall Magazine in its category, and a Bronze Award for Best Overall Design.
Under writing excellence in its Trade/Technical category, the magazine won a Silver Award for Best Column for “Technology & You” and a Bronze Award for Best Department for “Makeover.”
“As always, our focus is to provide Realtors in Florida with a magazine that gives them valuable information they can use to improve and increase their business – one that helps them work more efficiently and effectively,” says Lois Work, chairman of Florida Realtors Communications Committee for 2010 and a Vero Beach Realtor. “We are very proud that Florida Realtor magazine, with these awards, has achieved the recognition it so richly deserves. Our magazine is a partnership and team effort: It works so well because of the excellent input of our Realtor members.”
The Florida Magazine Association is the professional organization for the state’s publishing industry and represents more than 220 magazines in Florida. Over 600 entries were submitted for this year’s Charlie Awards contest from publications produced in Florida. Awards were presented during FMA’s 2010 Publishing Conference & Expo, Aug. 12-13, 2010, at the Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.
Florida Realtors®, formerly known as the Florida Association of Realtors®, serves as the voice for real estate in Florida. It provides programs, services, continuing education, research and legislative representation to its 115,000 members in 67 boards/associations. Florida Realtors® Media Center website is available at http://media.floridarealtors.org.
Marla Martin, Communications Manager, or Jeff Zipper, Vice President of Communications 407/438-1400, ext. 2326 or ext. 2314