Active Interest Media’s Marine Group publications received Winner and Honorable Mention recognition by 2023 FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Awards

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YACHTS INTERNATIONAL Spring 2023 Issue Cover

Des Moines, IA. (October 31, 2023) – Three Active Interest Media Marine Group publications were recognized by the 2023 FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie awards. PASSAGEMAKER’S “V for Victory” article was named the winner for the single article, consumer enthusiast category. YACHTS INTERNATIONAL Spring 2023 Issue received an honorable mention acknowledgement for the full issue, consumer enthusiast category. SOUNDINGS April 2022 Issue also received an honorable mention acknowledgement for the full issue, regional northeast category.

“The publishing industry is bursting with talented professionals working around the clock to deliver meaningful, and engaging content to communities of like interests around the globe”, said Trish Borrelli, Sr. Marketing Director of the Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. “Writers and creatives not only have to break through the noise to engage audiences, they have to make it happen even faster with access to content at our fingertips 24/7. When you truly consider how difficult it is to reach and engage an audience with your content over other options, and then see the ripple effect from the buzz created, you understand why this recognition program means so much to the publishing industry.”

Over 1,100 entries were received across nearly 170 categories. Winners and honorees represent the highest-scoring entries per category, adjudicated by qualified editorial and design professionals.

SOUNDINGS April 2022 Issue Cover

Daniel Harding, Editorial Director of Active Interest Media’s Marine Group states “We’re exceptionally proud that three of our titles are being recognized with these prestigious awards. In a world where there are so many platforms vying for our attention, rich, immersive storytelling has to remain the foundation of everything we do. It’s gratifying that FOLIO also values and recognizes that.” 
View the 2023 Eddie & Ozzie Award Winners

FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Awards is the most prestigious recognition program in the publishing community. There’s a place in the spotlight for every digital publication, magazine, regional title, association and brand, recognizing excellence in editorial content creation and design.

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About Active Interest Media, Inc. 
One of the world’s leading enthusiast media companies, Active Interest Media ( produces consumer and trade events, websites, magazines, podcasts, and TV shows that reach millions of readers, fans, and attendees across the globe. Our brands include Anglers Journal, Yachts International, Sail, Power & Motoryacht, Soundings, Trade Only, Passagemaker, Woodshop News, Log and Timber Home Living, Old House Journal, Woodsmith, Garden Gate, Cuisine at Home, Writer’s Digest, Horticulture, Popular Woodworking, Numismatic News, and more. The company’s two groups, Marine and Home, are divided into five divisions — Collectibles, Home Arts, Home Building, Marine, and Writer’s Digest —also operate thriving B2B platforms, online universitiesevents and offer marketing services. Active Interest Media’s customers are smart, engaged, and loyal, and they look to our brands for trustworthy information and services that will inspire and enable them to enjoy their passions. 

Amanda Phillips 
VP of Marketing 
Active Interest Media