Archived Posts by Steve Dorsey
Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
The Society for News Design is proud to present its Lifetime Achievement Award to an innovator, leader, teacher, founder and friend: Roger Fidler.
Fidler, the digital program director at Digital Publishing Alliance at the University of Missouri’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute accepted the award at the awards banquet at the SND’s award banquet at its annual workshop in St. Louis Saturday.
Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Karsten Ivey of the Fort Lauderdale, FL Sun-Sentinel has been named Society for News Design’s regional director for the south eastern U.S. The region includes includes: TN, NC, SC, GA, AL, MS, FL, LA, AR, PR, TX, OK
“I’m very excited and looking forward to getting started, ” said Ivey.
Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
Sajeev Kumar T.K, Visual Editor of Kerala Kaumudi based in Kerala, India, has been named Society for News Design regional director for Asia and South Pacific. TKsajeev runs a very popular website about design in India.
TKsajeev says, “I am excited about working for SND, and assure you my sincere effort towards promoting SND and its activities in Region 19.”
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
We caught up with the legendary Tim Harrower as he was gearing up for SND STL and wanted to know a little about what it’s like to be him — and what’s on his mind heading into his big double-header appearances at the workshop… STEVE DORSEY: You’ve taught all over the country — high school and
Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
We caught up with Robert Newman, creative director at Reader’s Digest and SND STL panelist to find out a little bit more about what makes him tick: SND STL: You’ve done amazing work at a lot of great titles over the years. If you could have editorial and visual control of just one magazine anywhere
Monday, September 12th, 2011
The 2011 Society for News Design annual workshop and exhibition is excited to offer a customizable, digital program guide that’s also mobile and tablet friendly. It’s a great way to organize your conference experience at SND STL — and it makes for a handy alibi, too. This video offers a brief tour. Log in and
Friday, July 29th, 2011
The Reynolds Journalism Institute’s iPad/Tablet Research Project has been the first of its kind already (twice now, really). And they’re at it again. They invite you to take their Summer 2011 survey: Click here. This survey is international and open to anyone who owns or uses an Apple iPad or other comparable media tablet. It
Sunday, July 10th, 2011
The Society seeks nominations for the office of SND Secretary/Treasurer for 2012. The nomination process will be open until July 31, with an election to follow. Results will be announced at the SND St. Louis workshop and exhibition.
Friday, May 13th, 2011
WAN-IFRA – SND conference: “Design for the News and Magazines Publishing Industry” WAN-IFRA, in cooperation with the Society for News Design, are organizing the third edition of its international conference dedicated to design for newspapers and magazines, to be held in Paris, France, on 19 May next. The objective of this conference is to examine
Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
See Change, the power of visualization May 19 – 20, 2011, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis campus Special invitation for SND members The University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the College of Design are partnering with AIGA, the professional association for design, to host the second annual Change: The Power of
Monday, March 7th, 2011
Josh Crutchmer has been named coordinator for the 33rd edition of the Best of News Design™ competition. He is a senior designer for news and projects at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “Josh has a wide range of experience and will make a great 33rd Edition Coordinator after having worked at the competition for many years,” said
Sunday, February 13th, 2011
Ball State University students Megan Capinegro and Becca Dixon interviewed all the the Best of Digital judges today. Stephanie Stamm illustrated their portraits. Find out who’s who … and some interesting fun facts about this year’s jury.
Saturday, February 12th, 2011
A look behind the scenes on Day 2 There are just over 500 total entries in the revamped SND Best of Digital Design competition. The judges have worked their way through more than half of those already and are grinding through the rest. The bigger categories are behind them, but category 1 — World’s Best-Design
Friday, February 11th, 2011
Attention All Students! During this year’s annual workshop in St. Louis Sept. 29-Oct. 1, a student newsroom will produce live coverage of SND events, activities and presentations. We are currently looking for students who are interested in working as volunteers to produce original reporting in the form of written pieces, photography, video and information graphics
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
SND’s fifth annual competition to illustrate and design the cover for The Best of News Design™ 32nd annual book is open for submissions. The winning cover will appear on the book that showcases winners from the 2010 publishing year.
Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
The good folks at SND St.Louis broke more big news earlier today. Rob King, Vice President and Editor in Chief of ESPN Digital Media will be a keynote speaker at SND ST. Louis (Sept 29 – Oct. 1, 2011). King is a pioneer in digital journalism at the ‘king’ of sports on any platform you