Society of News Design

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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.

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SND34: Design the next book cover

Judges from across the globe met in Syracuse and Muncie. They poured over more than 10,000 print and digital entries. Now as the winners are assembled in SND’s Annual The Best of News Design™ book, here’s one last chance to get your work in there. On the cover. Submit your cover design by March 22. We’ll […]

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SND34: Tallying the winners (UNOFFICIAL RESULTS)

After three very long days of judging at Syracuse University, general judging of the Best of News Design™ print competition is now complete. This marks the 24th time that the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has hosted the event. The 22 judges did not award a Best in Show for the 34th Edition. Prior […]

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Video: A new day dawns … an SND International film

A band of strangers gather for a common purpose in Syracuse. It’s the dawn of the first day of SND34, and nervous expectations abound. But the bus ride to the judging site at Drumlins starts a journey toward friendship and mutual respect that time can never erase! Here’s what the critics say: “I laughed, I […]

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Video: Ain’t snow stopping SND 34!

Competition coordinator Melissa Angle and the crew have the tables set for SND34. They’re ready to rock the judging, starting at 8 a.m. Keep an eye here or on Facebook for updates throughout the weekend. And we’ll be tweeting @snd with the hashtag #snd34.

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What design leaders have to say about Steve Dorsey

Most members of the Society have a “Dorsey” story to share. It only took a few emails to get the superlatives flowing, which became the genesis of this project. Below you can read what was emailed to us, and if you have something you’d like to say please leave it in the comments field at the bottom of this post.

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SND CLE is ‘More Than Ink’; now we’re Emmy-winners, too!

Congratulations to Dale Omori and Andrea Levy, producers of — and now Emmy winners for — the SND CLE promotional video, “More Than Ink.” Bravo!

See the video here.

Haven’t registered yet? Do so now.

And get the latest updates on speaker announcements and more workshop news at or follow @sndcle on Twitter.

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SNDCLE: The judges have spoken…

It’s unanimous: SND CLE will be a winner. Still time to register at the discount rate!   SND’s 34th annual workshop, Oct. 11-13, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Entry tips from the judging floor

Three tips to consider when entering the competition: Make the translation easy  With international  or non-English entries, visual intrigue might capture the judges’ attention, but there’s a good chance they will require a deeper dive into the content to fully evaluate the work. Translating the headline on the entry form is a start (and is […]

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