Approximately 320 people have come from around the world to attend our annual workshop. In this graphic, Kevin Uhrmacher shows the most represented nations.
Friday afternoon, Josh Crutchmer, Rob Schneider and Jonathan Berlin spoke on a panel about the state of front pages across the country and world.
Friday afternoon Matt Ericson of The New York Times presented “Visualizing the News,” a session explaining how the graphics department approaches data visualization and information design.
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Friday afternoon Jon Hill of The Times of London presented “Total Design: How the Times Of London Creates Across Platforms.”
This afternoon, University of Miami professor Albert Cairo, author of The Functional Art,” presented, “An Insightful Art: The Future of News Infographics,” a session about the values all infographics should hold, now and in the future.
This afternoon Jody Sugrue and Mike Schmidt of National Geographic presented “Do Robots Dream of Electric Lions?” a session about the ongoing process of rethinking National Geographic design and media.
This afternoon Ben Berkley and Jordan David of The Onion presented “Your Friend in Digital Media: How ‘The Onion’ is Not That and Will Crush You”, a session about the satirical publication and its social success.
Each year the Society for News Design holds elections for its officers: the secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. SND members vote and the winners are announced at the annual workshop.
Emily Theis is an editorial designer at The Boston Globe and will soon finish her senior year at Ball State University. Throughout the workshop, she will be illustrating key points from our speakers.
This morning Jeff Goertzen of The Orange County Register, Carolyn Washburn of The Enquirer and Cincinnati.com, and George Frederick of Advance Digital Inc. presented “Unique Visions in the Changing Media Landscape,” a session about the importance of innovation across platforms in a time of change.
This morning Joey Marburger of The Washington Post presented “The State of Mobile,” a session about using data and interface design to craft a successful mobile strategy.
This morning, Michael Renaud of Pitchfork presented the first keynote of the weekend at SNDLOU, “You Forgot it in Print.”
Andres Quesada, creative director for Gannett Digital, presented “Designing Simply” about the philosophies behind designing user experiences that achieve many goals by designing less.
A panel discussion on the value of visual journalism hosted by thought leaders across the industry.
The annual SND Workshop is as much for for budding journalists and designers as it is professionals. President Rob Schneider says one of his favorite parts of the workshop is the teaching and mentoring of students.