SND 2014 workshop set for Frankfurt, Germany

Following a detailed proposal from SND’s Region 16 SND/DACH (German-speaking countries) director Stefan Knapp, the SND board of directors voted to host the 2014 annual workshop in Frankfurt, Germany. The motion was accepted Wednesday in Cleveland with a unanimous vote at the fall SND board meeting, pending a formal contract letter. The workshop will be September 25-27, 2014 in the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Kameha Suite.

SND 2013 annual workshop and exhibition headed for Louisville

The Society for News Design will hold its 2013 annual workshop and exhibition in Louisville, KY.

The Louisville Design Studio will serve as hosts for the workshop, in conjunction with the Louisville Courier-Journal, with support from the Gannett Company and its other four design studios, according to the formal bid from Arnold Garson, President & Publisher of the Louisville Courier-Journal and courier-journal.com. The proposal was accepted by a majority vote of SND’s board.

VIDEO: The process, pitch and case for Svenska Dagbladet’s Best in Show

A behind-the-scenes look at SND33’s Best in Show judges’ deliberation and final vote. Watch as judges explain their support for Svenska Dagbladet’s gold-winning entry about the Norway attacks, and the campaign for it to receive the first SND Best in Show in a decade.

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The 33rd World’s Best-Designed™ News competition begins. Meet the judges

Judging of the 33rd edition of the World’s Best-Designed™ newspaper — or Category 1, as we like to call it — segment of the Best of News Design™ begins today in Syracuse, N.Y. The judges for the other categories of the competition have found their way home.

We now have five new judges, all with fresh eyes, who came as far away as China and Denmark. They are ready to review the 230 entries vying for the top honors of World’s Best. The coveted award will honor work from 2011, with a focus on the complete newspaper experience.

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Angle named 34th edition coordinator; Smith to chair 35th

After the regular updates were given about how this year’s competition is proceeding, and instructions were given for the afternoon, we were treated to a bit of breaking news during today’s lunch break. SND competition director C. Marshall Matlock announced that Melissa Angle will be the coordinator for the Society’s 34th edition in 2013. He […]

VIDEO: Crutchmer debriefs us on Day 2, forecasts the finish

It was a busy day at Syracuse University. SND 33rd edition coordinator Josh Crutchmer from the Minneapolis Star Tribune walks us through how things are proceeding at the competition, shares his reaction to today’s gold medal winners, forecasts how things will wrap up on Day Three — including the process for a revamped Best in Show potential — and even picks a Super Bowl winner.