NAPLES, Fla. – Aug. 13, 2018– Gulfshore Life magazine was named the Magazine of the Year at the 2018 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) annual conference at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
For more than four decades, Gulfshore Life has been producing award-winning content to readers throughout Southwest Florida. This year, Gulfshore Life also won FMA Charlie Awards for best overall magazine in its category, best photo essay, and best feature writing.
David Sendler, Editor-in-Chief of Gulfshore Life magazine, said, "We are honored and humbled to be named The Magazine of the Year by the Florida Magazine Association for the second year in a row-and you can bet that we're working harder than ever every day to live up to that standard."
The Florida Magazine Association received more than 500 entries into this year’s contest. A panel of 13 judges from across the United States selected Gulfshore Life to receive the top award.
Gulfshore Life, Inc., owned by Open Sky Media, also produces Gulfshore Business, Gulfshore Life, At Home, Healthy Life, Health Source, and theSouthwest Florida Guide to the Arts, in addition to such custom publications as Naples Health, Naples Realtor, Naples on the Gulf, Summer Guide, Celebrate, Connect, and Downtown Naples. Open Sky Media publishes city and regional magazines in Oklahoma City, Austin, and San Antonio.
Gulfshore Life, which debuted in 1970, captures the vibrant spirit, style and natural beauty of Southwest Florida, from Fort Myers and Cape Coral to Naples and Marco Island. Its coverage of local news, community issues, personalities and pursuits, from arts and entertainment to fashion, real estate and the luxury lifestyle, helps residents and visitors understand and enjoy the region.