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Congratulations to 2014’s President’s Awards recipients

Each year, a few SND members and contributors are acknowledged with The President’s Award, was created in 1988 as a public acknowledgement to those who made a special effort on behalf our organization. Here are the latest recipients.

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SND Frankfurt: Brimming with ideas

Ugly designs you have to love. Saving print with type. Following eyeballs, literally. Design through obstruction. The 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop is all about ideas and insights. Here are some more topics our speakers will bring.

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Veronika Illmer explains the mass appeal of BILD’s design aesthetic

Veronika Illmer, who has been in charge of art direction at Bild and Bild am Sonntag since 2001, is among the amazing speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop. She talked to workshop organizer Stefan Knapp about the German newspaper’s striking design.

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Javier Errea is coming to SND Frankfurt.

Javier Errea to speak at SND Frankfurt workshop

Add Javier Errea’s name to the impressive roster of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Errea is principal of Errea Comunicación, a news design studio based in Pamplona, Spain, and before that has been a reporter, editor and art director at several newspapers throughout the country.

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Ole Munk: Continuity is the key to success

Ole Munk, who speaks at SND Frankfurt workshop next month, will emphasize the role of the designer in a world where audiences crave reliability and familiarity.

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Flying to Frankfurt? Your best shot at a good fare is now

Are you flying to Frankfurt this September? Then the time to book the flight is now, for the best price and seating assignment.

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At SND Frankfurt: What eyetrack research teaches us about readers

At the upcoming SND Frankfurt workshop, design researcher Sara Quinn will talk about findings from Poynter’s many studies of how people engage with journalistic storytelling across platforms. Quinn will also give a sneak preview of a current project on how readers engage with photojournalism.

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Run, Gabi, Run! Keeping up quality content and diversity on deadline

Gabi Schmidt, the Creative Director at Schmidt Media Group — and speaker at the upcoming SND Frankfurt workshop — enjoys new projects, and different countries and cultures. One of her greatest concerns as visual journalist is how to engage both the leadership teams and the staff so that they create a more balanced and diverse coverage of news. [...]

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Guardian creative director Alex Breuer joins SND Frankfurt lineup

Alex Breuer, creative director of The Guardian, joins an impressive roster of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Working in both digital and print formats, Breuer has worked across a broad range of high-profile brands including The Times, The Financial Times, Esquire and Men’s Health. At The Guardian, Breuer is developing new  content forms that will not just [...]

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Speakers from The New York Times, The National, National Geographic coming to SND Frankfurt

Three more speakers join an impressive roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop (click here to register). John Niedermeyer is the Deputy Editor for Digital News Design at The New York Times. He leads a team of digital designers in the newsroom who craft and build visually-rich story presentations, digital-first interactive features, and special packages for planned [...]

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Some questions for SND Frankfurt speaker Ted Irvine

Ted Irvine, the senior design director at Vox Media, joins an impressive roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop (click here to register). We asked him a few questions to get to know him better. While I find inspiration from newspapers, I rarely read them anymore. When I do have the opportunity to do so, I [...]

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Ibrahim Nehme, Lukas Kircher, Sara Quinn will speak at SND’s Frankfurt workshop

Ibrahim Nehme is the editor-in-chief of The Outpost magazine. Two years ago, he quit the advertising world and founded The Outpost. Published from Beirut and dubbed “a magazine of possibilities,” The Outpost is a quarterly print publication that aims to ignite a socio-cultural renaissance in the Arab world by inspiring its readers to explore a world of possibilities. Soon after its [...]

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Durado, Gräfin zu Eltz, Gomez set to speak in Frankfurt workshop

Three more designers have been added to the roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop, joining an already impressive lineup.

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Look who’s speaking at SND Frankfurt

The 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop, just four months away, is rolling out its roster of speakers. We’re sure you will agree that already, the lineup is impressive.

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3 Questions: The SND35 judges

To get to know them better, we asked the judges at SND35 Best of News Design™ three questions. Here are all the mini-interviews we conducted during the competition in Syracuse this year.

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College News Design Contest set at SSND Mizzou

Dates for the 2014 College News Design Contest at SSND Mizzou are now set. The competition is open to all college students.

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