SND Digital: Behind Matt Callahan’s Award-Winning Portfolio

This week we take a break from print design to look at some of the digital work being done by our members. Matt Callahan is a designer at the Washington Post, working in both print and digital projects. His digital portfolio was given an Award of Excellence this year in the SND Digital Competition. The […]

With The Lily, The Washington Post amplifies women’s voices in media

When it comes to news design and innovation, the Washington Post may be the best in the business. Armed with a team dedicated to using new ideas to increase the paper’s audience, they have been able to pull off rare feats. Their most recent? A modern spinoff of The Lily, the first U.S. newspaper for and by women. This new […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Brandon Ferrill

Brandon Ferrill Designer Minneapolis Star Tribune What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I’ve been a designer for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis for the past two years. What do you love about designing for print? I love being part of a process that tries to help […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Lise Mogensen

Lise Mogensen Junior Graphic Designer Politiken What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I work as a Junior Graphic Designer, which at Politiken means that I’m still enrolled as a student. I have worked here full time as an apprentice for about three years, finishing my final […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Wayne Kamidoi

Wayne Kamidoi Art Director for enterprise and project The New York Times What is your current job title and how long have you held it? Art director for enterprise and projects since November 2015, when The Times started its in-house print hub. Previously, I was an art director in The Times’ sports department for one […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Adam Vieyra

Adam Vieyra  Senior Graphic Designer, communications Formerly:  San Diego Union-Tribune What was your job title at the U-T, and how long were you in that role? I was a Page Designer at the San Diego Union-Tribune for three years. What is your job now? I’m a “Senior Graphic Designer” at a communications firm now. In that […]

Meet Our New SND.org Contributor, Todd Johnson

SND CONTRIBUTOR: Todd Johnson, is a visual journalist at the San Francisco Business Times. Prior to the Business Times, he was a contributor at Los Angeles NPR affiliate KPCC 89.3 and VoiceWaves, a non-profit youth media organization. Todd’s work has received honors from the National Press Photographers Association, the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Tim Ball

Tim Ball Creative Director  POLITICO  What is your current job title, and how long have you held it? I’m Creative Director for Politico in Europe, based in Brussels, Belgium. I started here on October 1, 2015. (For scale: Politico’s European edition started in April 2015.) What is the biggest difference you have noticed designing for […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Kelli Sullivan

Kelli Sullivan Deputy Design Director for News & Projects Los Angeles Times  What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? Deputy Design Director for News and projects. I have been in this position here at the Times since 2005, 11+ years. Before that, I was Deputy Design Director in our […]

Best of News Design: SND38 World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers

The Society for News Design is delighted to announce the two winners of World’s Best Designed Newspaper. Entries were evaluated on writing, visual storytelling, use of resources, execution, photography, headlines and “voice” – as well as overall design. Congratulations to the two World’s Best print winners from SND38: Die Zeit                 […]

Free! Online course on the fundamentals of news design

Want a starter course on what makes for great news design? SND has partnered with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas to offer a free five-week online course “Introduction to News Design” from June 27 to July 31. Registration is open. Click here to sign up for this free online course. “We’re surrounded […]

The image that shocked the world

  Again, the power of strong photography communicated the human tragedy of Europe’s migrant crisis. A Turkish border guard carries the lifeless body of a 3-year-old Syrian-Kurdish child, Aylan Kurdi, found on a Turkish beach. The photos shocked the world, drawing more attention to the tragedy of illegal immigration crisis plaguing Europe. Editors in the European […]

+1T: Mario Garcia on smartwatch design

Of course Mario Garcia shows up in Istanbul wearing an Apple Watch. Stainless steel case, Milanese band. What else would he, the person behind 703 redesigns and original recipient of the SND Lifetime Achievement Award, be wearing? A Timex? Garcia spoke yesterday at the annual +1T Design Days conference here. Hosted by Zaman media group, […]