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Meet the 2016 SNDF Scholarship winner

Niklas Marienhagen, a student at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany, is the winner of the 2016 SND Foundation Scholarship. Marienhagen, chosen by a panel of five judges, will receive a $2,000 cash award. Marienhagen’s portfolio focuses heavily on infographics and illustration, and he credits two longtime and very active SND members — […]

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Students: Time to apply for SND Foundation Scholarship 2016

The Society for News Design is an organization that provides training and services to and advocates on behalf of visual journalists worldwide. The Society for News Design Foundation (SNDF) is SND’s educational and research arm. Annually, SNDF awards the SND Foundation Scholarship to a deserving student interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career […]

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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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Jennifer George-Palilonis on multimedia education and a new challenge at Ball State

Ball State grads are everywhere in our profession, and wherever they are, there is a connection to Jennifer George-Palilonis. Palilonis, a full professor at Ball State, recently stepped down as journalism graphics sequence coordinator to become co-director of the school’s new Center for Emerging Media Design & Development, which will offer a master’s program in […]

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Send your SND Foundation silent auction donations for #SNDDC

We’re now collecting items for the SND Foundation silent auction. All money raised goes to supporting the Foundation’s work to help educate and inspire future generations of visual journalists, from research to travel grants and scholarships.

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Apply now for student travel grants to #SNDDC workshop

10-12 grants available for deserving college students

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Students: Time to apply for travel grants and SND Foundation Scholarship

Deadlines are looming for two SND Foundation programs to help students to further their education and experience. Don’t miss the deadlines to apply.

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The SNDF intern: We made her cry

After combing through numerous applications, a panel convened by SNDF education chair Darren Sanefski settled on Lisa Donato, a freshman at the University of Oregon, as the recipient of this year’s paid summer internship. Lisa will be working with Frank Mina and the great team at the San Francisco Chronicle beginning in July.

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2013 College News Design Contest deadline is April 5

It’s time for student designers to gather up their best work — contest dates for the 2013 College News Design Contest are now set! Each year, the student Society for News Design chapter at the Missouri School of Journalism hosts the annual competition, which features several hundred entries from student designers across the globe. This […]

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Live: Syracuse Student Symposium

We’re coming to you live from Room 141, Newhouse 3, in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. We’ve got a great lineup of speakers, so follow along. If you’ve got questions for a speaker, ask them in the CoveritLive window below or use Twitter hashtag #SND34.   Live video for mobile from Ustream  

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Can’t make it to the free Syracuse Student Symposium Feb. 8? Oh, yes, you can!

We’re streaming live from the Syracuse Student Symposium! Streaming starts Friday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. EST, and runs until 5 p.m. Watch it here: http://ustre.am/2h1J We have an excellent lineup of speakers and topics for the annual student workshop, and it’s all available live from Room 141, Newhouse 3, in the S.I. Newhouse School of […]

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Welcome to a new year: Meet the new appointments to SND’s board

With the start of the new years comes a number of new appointments for the Society for News Design board. These folks are taking over for former board members whose appointments ended in 2012 or who moved to other positions.

SND’s board is made up of more than 20 volunteers who focus on different parts of making SND go, whether a geographic area or an area of expertise, like the website or training.

REMINDER: IT’S TIME TO ENTER YOUR BEST NEWS DESIGN FROM 2012

Print entry deadlines: U.S. submissions, Jan. 16, 2013; international submissions, Jan. 23, 2013.

Digital entry deadlines: 12 a.m. EST., Jan. 16, 2013

Digital competition categories: More on the changes to this year’s competition, categories and rules

Digital entry form: Register first and then click on “submit entries.”

What sites are the World’s Best Designed? We’re looking for your ideas for the World’s Best Designed websites and mobile apps. A group of judges will go over all submissions and ideas in February, but first we’d like to hear from you. Send us your ideas.

Print competition Call for Entries: Instructions, categories and forms English and Spanish

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SNDF Announces Summer 2013 Internship!

The Society for News Design Foundation will fund one 12-week internship for Summer 2013. The internship will pay one deserving student $500/week to work at one deserving newspaper for a period of 12 weeks. Interested students and newspapers are invited to apply. In order to qualify, a newspaper must demonstrate that it has no paid internships in the areas of design (print and/or digital), information graphics, or photography/videography. Interested students must submit an application that includes a cover letter, resume, 10-piece digital portfolio and letter of recommendation.
The deadline for applications from both students and newspapers is February 28, 2013.
To apply visit: http://tinyurl.com/b8ced5e

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SND Foundation intern learns about specialization, the South and storms

Ben Pirotte is this year’s recipient of the SND Foundation Internship. This is the second year of a program that matches student candidates with publications that no longer can afford to offer paid internships for visual journalists. This is the first of an occasional series of updates on how his internship is progressing.

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Students: Time to apply for travel grants and SND Foundation Scholarship

Deadlines are looming for two SND Foundation programs to help students to further their education and experience. Don’t miss the deadlines to apply: May 28 for annual workshop travel grants and June 4 for the SNDF Scholarship.

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Challenge someone to a song after the Super Bowl

Make your donations and song requests now to get ready for SND Foundation Karaoke Night starting immediately following the Super Bowl tonight. Challenge a friend or colleague to a song by sending a tweet to @sndkaraoke.

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