2013 Charlie Award Winners

Printing Excellence

Writing Excellence

Design Excellence

Digital Excellence

General Excellence

Best Overall


Magazine of the Year


Internal Auditor

Printing Excellence

Charlie Award

The Boca Raton Observer
Trend Offset Printing

Silver Award
Lake & Sumter Style Magazine
Trend Offset Printing

Writing Excellence

Best Public Service Coverage

Charlie Award

Black in Naples
Gulfshore Life
Jennifer Reed

Silver Award
Poster Boy
Sarasota Magazine
Johannes Werner

Bronze Award
On Medicine's Cutting Edge: The Health Issue
Gainesville Magazine
Kate Barnes, Diane Chun, Patricia Klier, Casey Moore, Keri Petersen, Whitney Smith

Best Humor

Charlie Award

S'Motherhood
Healthy Living Magazine
Tiffany Roach

Silver Award
Extra Pulp: Fashion Senseless
Orlando Magazine
Greg Dawson

Bronze Award
Long Live the King? I Think Not
Financial Operations Matters
Diane Sears

Best Service Feature - Association

Charlie Award

Business Through an Ethical Lens
BizEd
Trisha Bisoux

Silver Award
Game On
BizEd
Elizabeth Hogan, Andrea Mohamed

Bronze Award
The Romance of... Insurance?
AAA Going Places
David Monforton

Best Service Feature - Trade/Technical

Charlie Award

Simple? Maybe Not. Use Caution with Requests for Third-Party Communications
Florida CPA Today
Steven M. Platau, JD, CPA, ABV

Silver Award
Closing the Door to Danger
Naples Realtor
Lori Johnston

Best Service Feature - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

After Dark
Sarasota Magazine
Various writers

Silver Award
Mud, Sweat, and Gears
Lake Mary Healthy Living Magazine
Sarah Sekula

Bronze Award
Survivors
Gulfshore Business
Jennifer Reed

Best Department - Association

Charlie Award

My Favorite Florida Place: Summer 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013
FORUM
Barbara O'Reilley

Silver Award
Upfront - Portrait
art&culture
Amy Woods, Anne Rodgers, Leon M. Rubin

Bronze Award
Secrets of Success
Florida Restaurant and Lodging
Susie McKinley

Best Department - Trade/Technical

Charlie Award

Makeover: May and August 2012, March 2013
Florida Realtor
Richard Westlund

Silver Award
Update Department
Internal Auditor
Sharon Steffee

Bronze Award
Market It: June, August, November/December 2012
Florida Realtor
Doug Damerst

Best Department - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

A&E September/October 2012, February 2013, March/April 2013
Boca Raton Magazine
John Thomason

Silver Award
Power of 10
Stuart Magazine
Jennifer Tormo, Writer
Steven Martine, Photographer

Bronze Award
Salute: July 2012, March and April 2013
Lake and Sumter Style
Mary Ann Desantis

Best In-Depth Reporting - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

Journey to the Heart of Florida
FORUM
Carlton Ward

Silver Award
What Was the View From the Shore?
FORUM
Barbara O'Reilley

Bronze Award
Repair of a Hull 15M Below Waterline
Welding Journal
Uwe Aschmeier, Kevin Peters

Best In-Depth Reporting - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

Eyes Wide Shut
Sarasota Magazine
Tony D'Souza

Silver Award
Stand Your Ground
Ocala Magazine
John Sotomayor

Bronze Award
Syrian Rebels Struggle With Infighting and Independence
Newsmax
Ken Chandler, Editor in Chief
Judith Miller, Reporter/Writer

Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

Global, Connected, Committed
BizEd
Sharon Shinn

Best Editorial/Commentary/Opinion - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

The Ed Koch I Knew: A Remembrance
Newsmax
Christopher Ruddy

Silver Award
Take a Stand
Ocala Magazine
John Sotomayor

Best Column - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

In Touch With Chrys Olson
Financial Operations Matters
Chrys Olson

Silver Award
Editor's Notes
AAA Going Places
Sandy Klim

Best Column - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

When God Goes Viral; The Story That Doesn't Need Stretching; Our Mary and Joseph Story
Charisma
Marcus Yoars

Silver Award
Editor's Letter: September/October 2012, December/January 2012-13, February 2013
Boca Raton Magazine
Kevin Kaminski

Best Feature Headlines - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

Open Wide and Say "Art!"; Making a Scene; It Just Clicked
art&culture
Robert Kirschner

Silver Award
Flirting with Paris; Waiting to Be Explored; A River Runs Through It
AAA Going Places
Sandy Klim

Bronze Award
Identity Theft
Worldwide Challenge
Mark Winz, Editor in Chief
Christy Morgan, Managing Editor

Best Feature Headlines - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

Horse Power, That's What's SUP, Burger Kings
Jupiter Magazine
Nila Do

Silver Award
NEWtrition, Prescription for Relaxation, ADoptions
Healthy Living Magazine

Bronze Award
The Cover Up, Urban Renewal, Fishing For Answers
Ocala Magazine
John Sotomayor, Phil Dirlam

Best Feature - Association

Charlie Award

Investing in Iraq
BizEd
Herbert J. Davis

Silver Award
Searching for Sabbath
Worldwide Challenge
Katie Croft, Writer
Erik Segalini, Editor

Bronze Award
The View from Tohoku
Worldwide Challenge
Jess Fong, Writer
Erik Segalini, Editor

Best Feature - Trade/Technical

Charlie Award

Employee Theft: Corporate America's Dirty Little Secret
Business in the Heart of Florida
Freddie Wehbe

Silver Award
Alabama Trains Workers at World-Class Robotics Center
Welding Journal
Mary Ruth Johnsen

Bronze Award
Tips for Working Overseas
Inspection Trends
Mary Ruth Johnsen

Best Feature - Consumer, Less Than 20,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Spice Islands
The Tropical Garden
Melissa Abdo

Silver Award
Cape Florida
The Tropical Garden
Georgia Tasker

Best Feature - Consumer, Between 20,000 - 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Saranova and Me
Sarasota Magazine
Adam Davies

Silver Award
Eyes Wide Shut
Sarasota Magazine
Tony D'Souza

Bronze Award
Shooting Blanks
Sarasota Magazine
Tony D'Souza

Best Feature - Consumer, 50,000-Plus Circulation

Charlie Award

Recalling Nixon: A Great Peacemaker's Sad End
Newsmax
Ben Stein, Martin Wooster, Writers

Silver Award
We Can Be Great Again
Newsmax
Governor Jeb Bush, Susan Feinberg, Kenneth Hanner

Design Excellence

Best Photo Illustration

Charlie Award

Their Long Road Home
Newsmax
Bonnie Lallky-Seibert

Silver Award
New Season, New Faces, New Places
Orlando Life
Rafael Tongol

Bronze Award
Heliconius Butterflies Coming to Roost
The Tropical Garden
Lorena Alban

Best Photographic Essay

Charlie Award

The View From Tohoku
Worldwide Challenge
Guy Gerrard

Silver Award
The Firecracker
Worldwide Challenge
Ted Wilcox

Bronze Award
Glory Be
Gulfshore Life
Dennis Goodman, Connie Bransilver

Best Single, Original B&W or Color Photography - Association

Charlie Award

Making a Leader
Worldwide Challenge
Ted Wilcox

Silver Award
Lock, Stock & Smoking Barrel
Lake & Sumter Style Magazine
Fred Lopez

Bronze Award
The Elephant in the Room
Worldwide Challenge
Guy Gerrard

Best Single, Original B&W or Color Photography - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

Chef Recipe: Grilled Mahi
Lake Mary Healthy Living Magazine
Betsy Hansen

Silver Award
A Divine Adobe
Experience Saint Martin
Thierry Dehove

Bronze Award
Pie
Lake & Sumter Style Magazine
Fred Lopez

Best Use of Photography - Association

Charlie Award

AAA Going Places
Allisun Sfeir

Silver Award
art&culture
Robert Kirschner

Best Use of Photography - Consumer Less Than 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

May, June, July 2012 issues
SRQ Magazine
Jay McManemon

Silver Award
Fall 2012 issue
The Tropical Garden
Lorena Alban

Bronze Award
July and December 2012, February 2013 issues
Gulfshore Life
Tessa Tilden-Smith, Creative Director
David Sendler, Editor

Best Illustration - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

Bricks and Clicks
BizEd
C.J. Burton

Silver Award
Juggling Family, Business and Politics
Business in the Heart of Florida
Anibal Rodriguez

Best Illustration - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

McGratitude
Healthy Living Magazine
Josh Clark

Best Use of Typography - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

Dangling Over the Edge
AAA Going Places
Allison Sfeir

Silver Award
Waiting to Be Explored
AAA Going Places
Jennifer Bernthal

Best Use of Typography - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

Bullied
Healthy Living Magazine

Silver Award
Slimmedown Sandwiches
Destination Hyatt
Vanessa Molina Santamaria

Best Department Design - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

AAA Shorts: September/October 2012, January/February 2013
AAA Going Places
Melissa Welch, Dawn Bender

Silver Award
Headlines & Details
Professional Artist
Jannett Roberts

Bronze Award
Tech and You
Florida Realtor Magazine
Tracey Flanagan, Art Director
Mark Wemple, Photographer

Best Department Design - Consumer Less Than 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Around the Table
Lake Mary Healthy Living Magazine
Renee Blair, Art Director
Betsy Hansen, Photographer

Silver Award
Party Girl
Sarasota Magazine
Gigi Ortwein

Best Department Design - Consumer 50,000-Plus Circulation

Charlie Award

Insider Secrets
Florida Sport Fishing
Jonathan Perkinson

Silver Award
Very Best
Newsmax
Phil Aron, Art Director
Mary Branch, Senior Designer
Dan Bartels, Photographer

Bronze Award
Travel
Newsmax
Phil Aron, Art Director
Nichole Makestas, Designer/Photo Editor

Best Cover - Association

Charlie Award

May/June 2012 issue
AAA Going Places
Allisun Sfeir

Silver Award
March/April 2013 issue
AAA Going Places
Melissa Welch

Bronze Award
February/March 2013 issue
Florida Restaurant and Lodging
Cover photos courtesy of Fontainebleau Resort and Joe's Stone Crab

Best Cover - Trade/Technical

Charlie Award

February/March issue
Professional Artist
Jannett Roberts

Silver Award
October 2012 issue
Florida Realtor Magazine
Tracey Flanagan, Art Director
Mark Wemple, Photographer

Bronze Award
Staying Ahead of IT Risks
Internal Auditor
Yacinski Design

Best Cover - Consumer Less Than 20,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Bullied
Healthy Living Magazine

Silver Award
Food & Art
Ocala Magazine
Jessi Miller, Creative Director
Andrew Silanskas, Photographer
Phil Dirlam, Graphic Designer

Bronze Award
Movie Monsters and Medicine
Ocala Magazine
Jessi Miller, Creative Director
Andrew Silanskas, Photographer
Phil Dirlam, Graphic Designer

Best Cover - Consumer Between 20,000 - 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Visitors Guide 2013
Greater Miami and The Beaches Visitors Guide
Vanessa Molina Santamaria, Director of Editorial and Design
Edwin Cruz, Art Director

Silver Award
Orlando magazine
Finest Doctors
Jenifer Kresge, Art Director
Mike Wagganer, Illustrator

Bronze Award
February 2013 issue
Ocala Style Magazine
Jason Fugate

Best Cover - Consumer 50,000-Plus Circulation

Charlie Award

Obama Gothic
Newsmax
Mario Piperni

Silver Award
Tuna Fever Hits Hard
Florida Sport Fishing
Jonathan Perkinson

Bronze Award
The Church's Response to Racism
Charisma
Marcus Yoars

Best Feature Design - Association

Charlie Award

Waiting to be Explored
AAA Going Places
Allisun Sfeir

Silver Award
Land of the Maya
AAA Going Places
Melissa Welch

Bronze Award
The Firecracker
Worldwide Challenge Magazine
Journey Group

Best Feature Design - Trade/Technical

Charlie Award

Fear Factor
Internal Auditor
Yacinski Design

Silver Award
Avoiding Burnout
Internal Auditor
Yacinski Design

Best Feature Design - Consumer Less Than 20,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Zombieland
Ocala Magazine
Jessi Miller, Creative Director
Phil Dirlam, Graphic Designer

Silver Award
Mummified
Ocala Magazine
Jessi Miller, Creative Director
Phil Dirlam, Graphic Designer

Bronze Award
For the Love of All Things Irish
Ocala Magazine
Amber Laudicina

Best Feature Design - Consumer Between 20,000 - 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Black in Naples
Gulfshore Life
Tessa Tilden-Smith

Silver Award
Amber Waves
Ocala Style Magazine
Jason Fugate

Bronze Award
Green Acres
SRQ Magazine
Jay McManemon

Best Feature Design - Consumer 50,000-Plus Circulation

Charlie Award

Newfound Glory
Florida Sport Fishing
Jonathan Perkinson

Silver Award
Hakone: A Soothing and Stunning Getaway
Destination Hyatt
Jessica Becerra-Ortiz

Bronze Award
Duke of the Fluke
Florida Sport Fishing
Jonathan Perkinson

Digital Excellence

Best Online Video

Charlie Award

40 Under 40
Gold Coast Magazine
C&I Studio, Video
Nila Do, Managing Editor

Silver Award
Power of 10
Stuart Magazine
Steven Martine, Video
Nila Do, Managing Editor

Bronze Award
SOBE Food & Wine Event
Boca Raton Magazine
Jen Stone

General Excellence

Best Self-Promotional Ad

Charlie Award

Golfweek News Cycle Ad
Elizabeth Hawkin, Andrew Dietrich, Kayla Mitchell, Marvin Medina

Silver Award
Think This is It for the March Issue?
Stuart Magazine
Brian Beach

Bronze Award
Smart Phone App Ad
Must Do Visitor Guides
Tim Cameresi, Cam Designs, Ad Designer
Andrew Pink, APPSolutely Mobile Graphics and Design

Best In-House Ad for an Outside Client

Charlie Award

Jack Dusty at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
Sarasota Magazine
Lauren Pritchard

Silver Award
Embers Wood Grill
HOME: Living in the Heart of Florida
Amber Miller

Best Visitor Publication - At Least Three Times Per Year

Charlie Award

Where Orlando Magazine
Chiyacat/Shutterstock, Trina Turk, Nick Walker Designs

Silver Award
Visit Florida: May/June and July/August 2012, March/April 2013
AAA Going Places
Allisun Sfeir

Best Visitor Publication - Annual or Biannual

Charlie Award

SRQ Access 2013
SRQ Access
Jay McManemon

Silver Award
2012 Worth the Drive
AAA Going Places
Allisun Sfeir, Creative Director
Kim Bernstein, Designer
Sally Moe, Writer

Best Redesign

Charlie Award

eBella Magazine
Kerry Fischel

Silver Award
Professional Artist
Jannett Roberts

Bronze Award
Resource (Baptist Health South Florida)
Spring 2013
Taryn Wolf, Sarah Rusin

Best New Magazine

Charlie Award

The Lakelander
Jason Jacobs

Silver Award
Business in the Heart of Florida
Scott Costello

Bronze Award
Slenderbread Magazine
Betsy Hansen

Best Media Kit

Charlie Award

GolfweekMediaKit.com
Golfweek
Elizabeth Hawkins, Andrew Dietrich, Kayla Mitchell, Marvin Medina

Silver Award
The Institute of Financial Operations Marketing Opportunities
Financial Ops
Joe Stern, Director Brand Management and Creative Design
Josh Gold, VP Business Development

Bronze Award
2013 AAA Going Places Media Kit
AAA Going Places
Sandy Klim, Allisun Sfeir, Linda R. Steward, Jason Davis

Best Table of Contents - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

Naples Realtor
Phil Borchmann

Silver Award
Florida CPA Today
Suellen Wilkins

Bronze Award
Professional Artist
Jannett Roberts

Best Table of Contents - Consumer, Less Than 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Lake Mary Healthy Living
Kate Howell, Editorial Director
Renee Blair, Art Director

Silver Award
Lake & Sumter Style

Bronze Award
Ocala Magazine
Jessi Miller

Best Advertorial Section - Association

Charlie Award

Sunny Florida - My Home State
AAA Going Places
Stephen Wheeler, Writer
Kim Bernstein, Designer

Silver Award
Get Up to Speed on Travel
AAA Going Places
Jason Davis, Writer
Kim Bernstein, Designer

Bronze Award
Top 5 Summer Dreamlands
AAA Going Places
Sandy Klim, Writer
Allisun Sfeir, Designer

Best Advertorial Section - Consumer Less Than 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

STEM Smart
Biz (941)
Hannah Wallace

Silver Award
Smart Water Landscapes
HOME: Living in the Heart of Florida Magazine
Amber Miller, Creative Director
Jon George, Photographer

Best Special Theme or Show Issue - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

Patrick Smith's Discovery of an Unforgettable Florida, Summer 2012
FORUM
Barbara O'Reilley

Silver Award
May/June 2012 Issue
BizEd
Tricia Bisoux, Sharon Shinn

Bronze Award
26 Under 36 Issue
Florida CPA Today
SueEllen Wilkins

Best Special Theme or Show Issue - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

October 2012 Issue
The Boca Raton Observer
Linda Behmoiras, Publisher
Felicia Levine, Editor
Scott Deal, Art Director

Silver Award
The People Issue
Gulfshore Life
David Sendler, Editor
Tessa Tilden-Smith, Creative Director

Bronze Award
March 2013 Issue
The Boca Raton Observer
Linda Behmoiras, Publisher
Felicia Levine, Editor
Scott Deal, Art Director

Best Custom Magazine - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

A Directory for Charitable Giving 2013
Robert Kirschner

Silver Award
2012 Worth the Drive
AAA Going Places
Allisun Sfeir, Creative Director
Kim Bernstein, Designer
Sally Moe, Writer

Bronze Award
PGA National Resort & Spa Magazine
Robert Kirschner

Best Custom Magazine - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

Destination/Destino Marriott 2013
Vanessa Molina Santamaria

Silver Award
Lux Magazine 2013
Lux Magazine
Jay McManemon

Bronze Award
Winter 2012 Issue
Winter Park Magazine
Randy Noles

Best Overall

Best Overall Online Presence

Charlie Award

bocamag.com
Boca Raton Magazine
Cassie Morien

Silver Award
charismamag.com
Charisma
Marcus Yoars

Bronze Award
lakemaryhealthyliving.com
Lake Mary Healthy Living
Sam Semprish, Web Master
Kate Howell, Editorial Director
Dani Caird, Social Media Manager

Best Overall Design - Association

Charlie Award

Worldwide Challenge
Journey Group Designer

Silver Award
Financial Operations Matters/Financial Ops
Martini Graphics Services
Joe Stern, Diane Sears

Bronze Award
art&culture magazine
Robert Kirschner

Best Overall Design - Trade/Technical

Charlie Award

Internal Auditor
Yacinsky Design

Silver Award
Palm Beach Country Business Quarterly
Robert Kirschner

Bronze Award
Naples Realtor
Phil Borchmann

Best Overall Design - All Consumer Magazines

Charlie Award

Healthy Living Magazine

Silver Award
Food & Arts, Movie Monsters, Home Development
Ocala Magazine
Jessi Miller, Creative Director
Amber Laucina, Art Director

Bronze Award
The Lakelander
Jason Jacobs

Best Overall Writing - Association/Trade-Technical

Charlie Award

art&culture magazine
Robert Kirschner

Silver Award
FORUM
Barbara O'Reilley

Bronze Award
Worldwide Challenge
Erik Segalini, Becky Thornton

Best Overall Writing - All Consumer Magazine

Charlie Award

Sarasota Magazine
Pam Daniel

Silver Award
Gulfshore Life
David Sendler, Editor
Tessa Tilden-Smith, Creative Director

Bronze Award
SRQ Magazine
Jay McManemon

Best Overall Magazine - Association

Charlie Award

art&culture magazine
Robert Kirschner

Silver Award
Worldwide Challenge
Mark Winz

Bronze Award
BizEd
Tricia Bisoux, Sharon Shinn

Best Overall Magazine - Trade/Technical

Charlie Award

Internal Auditor
Shannon Steffee

Silver Award
Naples Realtor
Phil Borchmann

Bronze Award
Palm Beach County Business Quarterly
Robert Kirschner

Best Overall Magazine - Consumer Less Than 20,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Healthy Living Magazine
Doug Akers

Silver Award
Edible South Florida
Katie Sullivan

Bronze Award
The Lakelander
Jason Jacobs

Best Overall Magazine - Consumer Between 20,000 - 50,000 Circulation

Charlie Award

Sarasota Magazine
Pam Daniel

Silver Award
Boca Raton Magazine
Kevin Kaminski

Bronze Award
The Boca Raton Observer
Linda Behmoiras, Publisher
Felicia Levine, Editor
Scott Deal, Art Director

Best Overall Magazine - Consumer 50,000-Plus Circulation

Charlie Award

American Eagle Latitudes
Vanessa Molina Santamaria

Silver Award
Charisma
Marcus Yoars

 
powered by MemberClicks