Akers Media Group
Akers Media is the publisher of three regional, community magazines, Healthy Living, Lake & Sumter Style and Villages Style. The company, which was established in July 2008, launched Healthy Living Magazine in October 2008, VLIFE in October 2009 and acquired Lake & Sumter Style magazine in September 2010.
Akers Media was recognized for publishing excellence in 2009 when Healthy Living Magazine was named "Best New Magazine" in Florida by the Florida Magazine Association (FMA), the largest magazine association in Florida. That honor was accompanied by five other awards in the categories of writing, photography and design excellence.
The company continued its success in 2010 when the FMA awarded Healthy Living Magazine the coveted "Best Overall Magazine" award in Florida for regional magazines with circulations of 20,000 per month or less. Healthy Living and VLIFE received 10 other awards for writing excellence, photography and design.
Akers Media dominated its circulation category at the 2011 Florida Magazine Association’s annual awards ceremony taking home 11 awards including five Charlie Awards for Design Excellence and one for Writing Excellence..
At the 2012 Ad Federation regional awards, Akers took home a total of 14 awards including 5 gold, and a best in show for print publications, further strengthening their position as Central Florida's leading publisher.
The company is headquartered in Leesburg, Florida.