Your island magazine up for several FMA awards in 2019

May 17, 2019
By Marcy Shortuse

The staff of Gasparilla Magazine (which is also the staff of the Boca Beacon) are up for five Charlie Awards for their publication, a contest offered by the Florida Magazine Association.
Magazine publisher Dusty Hopkins is up for an award for a photograph he took of Whidden’s Marina, graphic designer Christine Cunningham is up for awards for a promotional ad she created and “best use of photography” in an article about Selby Gardens in Sarasota.
Editor Marcy Shortuse is up for two awards – one for a service feature about essential oils and one for best headline.
The awards will be held in St. Petersburg at the Savoy Hotel on July 12.