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Kyle Ellis has been hired as Director of Strategic Programs for the Society of News Design.

Kyle Ellis hired as Society’s Director of Strategic Programs

Kyle Ellis, SND’s digital director and a volunteer for nearly five years, has accepted a one-year contract to help the Society achieve the objectives of a Knight Foundation grant.

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SND annual workshop: We know where we’re going

Our annual workshop will travel to San Francisco, Charlotte, Toronto, and NYC.

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Candidates

SND election results: Quinn, Okasaki, Evans named 2016 officers

Tyson Evans of The New York Times is the newest officer, elected to be the next SND secretary-treasurer.

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SND receives record grant from Knight Foundation

To help journalists update and build new skills in the digital age, SND will expand its training opportunities, bringing multidisciplinary teams together to create new models, news experiences and storytelling tools, while sharing lessons to advance the field. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the expansion with $130,000. The official press […]

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Robert Lockwood and ‘The disturbing charm of the new’

An SND founder’s new book on an infamous incident in Paris The Paris of the 1920s was a city of the rich where one could also afford to be poor. The old order of kings and empires, disintegrated in the destruction and disillusionment of the Great War. Paris, a magnet for the artists, the dreamers, […]

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Candidates

The candidates’ vision for SND

Election season is upon us. We’ve asked the candidates for the 2016 SND office of secretary-treasurer to share their personal SND stories. The candidates are: • Tyson Evans, editor for newsroom strategy, The New York Times • Jennifer George-Palilonis, professor, Ball State University Bios for all the candidates, and more election info, can be found […]

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Aviva Loeb wins SNDF scholarship

Aviva Loeb, a senior at the University of Vermont, is this year’s winner of the $2,000 SND Foundation scholarship. Loeb, who is planning to graduate in December, has interned at San Diego Magazine and the Jerusalem Post, and was Layout Editor of The Vermont Cynic, the school’s newspaper that she joined as a freshman. In […]

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Meet the 2016 officer candidates

We’re pleased to introduce you to this year’s candidates for the 2016 SND offices of secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. Voting is open to all SND members and will begin on Sept. 7. Your candidates are: For the position of SND president: • Sara Quinn, journalism consultant and researcher, Kansas State University For the position […]

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Seeking your nominations: 2016 officer elections

The Society for News Design is seeking nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for 2016. This is an open-ballot position: anyone who is nominated, meets the requirements of the position and chooses to run will appear on the ballot. Nominees must be members of the Society in good standing, with a history of service to […]

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Courtney Kan has been named editor of SND.org.

Courtney Kan named SND.org editor

The Society For News Design is pleased to introduce Courtney Kan of Gannett’s Phoenix Design Studio as the new editor of SND.org. Her role will be focused on content planning and membership engagement. “My goal is to facilitate thoughtful conversation on industry issues, current and emerging trends, and drive conversation around the work created by the communities we […]

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Volunteers make everything possible

Are you an SND member who is committed to create a good design in your region or country? Do you want to help fellow designers to continue producing better and better work? The Society for News Design (SND) is looking for volunteers who will be part of our worldwide news design community. We are looking […]

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On Lifetime Achievement Award winner Steve Dorsey — motivated, creative, smart, optimistic, an inspiration

VIDEO: See Dorsey talk about his career and decades of service to the Society.

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Down to six: Vote on SND’s book cover

We began with 27 outstanding covers, from all over the world. A big thank you to all of the contributors for their concepts, and congratulations to our six finalists. After more than 5,000 votes were cast, the following represent your choices for the cover of the 36th edition of the SND annual (scroll to bottom […]

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Quotes honoring Tom Bodkin of the NYT — SND Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Tom Bodkin was presented the SND Lifetime Achievement Award on April 11. Here are quotes honoring Tom Bodkin from his friends and colleagues.

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SND Honors NYT’s Creative Director Tom Bodkin with Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Bodkin was presented the SND Lifetime Achievement Award on April 11. Read the text of a speech by Charles Blow, who presented the award, and Bodkin’s remarks on accepting.

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Vote now: The 36th Best of News Design Cover Contest

We have 26 cover possibilities for your consideration.

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