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Announcing the starting lineup for the #SNDDC workshop

Nigel Holmes, Rob King, Ezra Klein, Amy Webb, Deborah Withey, Richard Saul Wurman and more are scheduled to speak at SNDDC, which runs April 9-11 in Washington, D.C.


#SNDDC in five-minute increments: Sign up for lightning talks on April 10

Ever feel like you had something to add to the mix at a national conference? Maybe you have something brief you want to react to, show off or highlight? This year we’re adding a slot on the #SNDDC program for a series of short-form lightning talks on the afternoon of April 10. Think of it [...]

Ball State students, freshman Kaylie McKee and senior Adam Baumgartner, work to brainstorm personas for a digital project with Jon Wile, creative director of American City Business Journals on Saturday, January 24. Sixteen journalism students participated in the weekend-long workshop.

This weekend’s crash course for students: digital design thinking

The first day of #SNDCrashCourse was an opportunity for students to get career advice from our event facilitators. Over the course of several hours, students were able to learn about Kyle Ellis’ and Alex Bordens’ paths to their current jobs, ask about life in current work settings, and ask how to get jobs and internships.


#SNDDC for students: Register for free Washington Post workshop

Students: Coming to #SNDDC in the spring? Be sure to arrive in time for a special day-long program at The Washington Post. The Post’s design team hosts students and faculty on Thursday, April 9, providing a a cool program, portfolio reviews with professionals and even a complimentary lunch. Post staffers will also do tours of [...]


Best of News Design 36: Deadlines extended to Feb. 18 for all entrants

The deadlines for U.S. and international entries for the 36th annual Best of News Design Creative Competition have been extended. With judging taking place at the end of February instead of on its usual date earlier in the month, organizers have more time to prepare, and publications will have more time to enter. U.S. and [...]


#SNDDC speakers will discuss the redesign process

Joining us at SNDDC will be the Star Tribune’s Derek Simmons, Jim Bernard and Josh Penrod and Upstatement’s Mike Swartz to share a look behind the scenes of the redesign.

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#SNDDC speaker Nigel Holmes on clarity, design and influence

Infographics legend and award-winning designer Nigel Holmes will be a featured presenter at the annual workshop in Washington.


#SNDDC speakers Lindamood, O’Neill on collaboration at NPR

Breaking down borders and learning from other disciplines at NPR.


Juan Velasco to lead graphics workshop in Chennai, India

Juan Velasco will lead a two-day information graphic workshop in Chennai, India, in a partnership between SND’s Region 19 and organizer WAN-IFRA.


Best of News Design 36: Updates to the Call for Entries

Entering the Best of News Design competition? Be sure to catch up on these updates to the Call for Entries.


A crash course in digital design thinking, for students

Participants will have the chance to do rapid brainstorming, learn prototyping techniques, pick up basic HTML & CSS skills, and – most importantly – reinforce students’ understanding of storytelling as an interactive process.