Archive for the ‘Society News’ Category
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
The mobile age is now. As the number of devices, platforms and apps explode, it is imperative to gain an understanding of what it all means. And how to prepare for it. The emphasis of this course will be to focus on the variety of mobile experiences in the current world landscape and what is succeeding. By focusing on the immediate past, hidden present, and unknown future of mobile, this course cuts through the swirling information overload surrounding the mobile world. SND-Chinese will focus its next Quick Course on this Oct. 29-31, 2011 at Tianducheng Resort, Hangzhou.
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, October 4th, 2011
For her creative work and leadership at papers in Canada that have been an inspiration and her enthusiastic, smart and tireless work on behalf of SND that has benefited us all, the Society of News Design presented Gayle Grin with The Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Annual Award Banquet in St. Louis.
Friday, September 30th, 2011
SND Secretary/Treasurer At this time last year, SND was facing a fiscal crisis, and leadership (executive director Stephen Komives and officers Kris Viesselman, Steve Dorsey and Jonathon Berlin) responded by radically revising our budget model. And because they made it better reflect our current reality (especially in terms of the model for the workshop), SND
Friday, September 30th, 2011
The election results are in, and we are pleased to announce the officers for 2012:
President: Jonathon Berlin, Chicago Tribune
Vice President: Rob Schneider, Dallas Morning News
Secretary/Treasurer: David Kordalski, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer.
Kordalski won the only contested race. Of 220 votes cast in that race, he received 130, for 59% of the vote. Gabi Schmidt received 54 votes (25%) and Mike Rice received 36 votes (16%).
Thursday, September 29th, 2011
Bid on the chance to get freelance services from 27 artists in the SND Foundation online auction. You could get the opportunity to work with world-class artists for a much lower price than they would normally charge.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
Cristóbal Edwards has been named SND’s international director. “Chris is uniquely positioned because of his diverse media experience coupled with his extensive travel and connections with visual journalists all over the globe,” said Steve Dorsey, SND president.
Edwards, 42, has flown just about one million air miles to 48 countries, 30 US states and two Canadian provinces since he first traveled abroad, when he was 3 months old… but this year’s SND workshop will be his first time in Missouri.
(Full details, in English and en Español)
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.
Friday, September 9th, 2011
Going to ONA11 in Boston (Sept. 22-24) or SNDSTL in St. Louis (Sept. 29-Oct. 2)? We’ve got a couple of must-go parties for you. Both gatherings raise money for the SND Foundation, which provides training for journalists, student travel grants, internships, university scholarships and more. Sign up today!
• In Boston, the SND@ONA Meetup will be on Friday night (Sept. 23) at the Back Bay Social Club from 5-8. If you went last year in D.C., you know this is a great gathering with lots of fun networking and socializing.
• In St. Louis, the SND Foundation’s Trivia Night fundraiser on Friday night (Sept. 30) will offer a local and fun way to interact with your design brothers and sisters while showing off your ninja-like knowledge.
Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Your candidates for SND officer positions in 2012 are:
For the position of SND president: Jonathon Berlin, Chicago Tribune
For the position of SND vice president: Rob Schneider, Dallas Morning News
For the position of SND secretary/treasurer:
David Kordalski, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer
Mike Rice, Arizona Daily Star
Gabriela Schmidt, Schmidt Media Group
There will be a write-in option for each office. Bios and mission statements from the candidates follow on the break…
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.
Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
She received the $2,000 award based on her thoughtful answers to two essay questions, the quality of her portfolio, the breadth of her experience, her professor’s recommendation and her strong grade point average.
Saturday, June 25th, 2011
Ten students from six universities were selected to receive free student registration and $500 toward travel and hotel expenses.
Thursday, June 9th, 2011
As SND expands into different countries and disciplines, we understand members have a variety of needs, and want you to control and tailor your membership accordingly.
Monday, March 7th, 2011
Come to the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, Superman, Iron Chef Michael Symon and John D. Rockefeller’s empire for what promises to be a rockin’ workshop.
Thursday, February 10th, 2011
SND Design Journal is compiling a list of visual newsmakers for 2010 and wants your ideas.