Society of News Design



SNDLOU: Day three at a glance

Here’s what you need to know to get your day started.

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Infographics that both inform and entertain

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.

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David Kordalski, 2014 SND President

SND election results announced

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.

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SNDLOU Illustrated: The Onion’s session ‘Your Friend in Digital Media’

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.

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SNDLOU: A glance at Day 1

Sessions Today is all about the students at SNDU, who will hear from Steve Dorsey, Seth Gitner, and Larry Buchanan before portfolio critiques, and the Graphics Garage. For tonight’s opening reception at the Kentucky Derby Museum, shuttles will constantly run from the Galt House Hotel from 3 – 7 p.m. The reception officially starts at 6 p.m., but the last [...]

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SNDLOU: 5 tips from an adviser

As journalists, students, professors, and advisers from around the world are preparing for next week’s annual workshop, we’ve asked Ron Johnson, Director of IU Student Media, to give a little last minute advice.

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Sunday editions: Oct. 6

Each week, newspapers put their best foot (and stories) forward in their Sunday editions. This week, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier share their most recent projects.

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A look at the LA Times’ playoff preview

Leading up to the start of the Dodgers’ series against the Atlanta Braves, the LA Times released an eight-page preview section, anchored around an illustration by Moscow-based Evgeny Parfenov. We asked deputy design director Derek Simmons to give us a look at a few of the pages.

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Louisville Courier-Journal launches redesign

SND caught up with Ryan Hildebrandt, Creative Director at the Louisville Gannett Design Studio and SNDLou coordinator, to find out about the recent redesign launched by the Louisville Courier-Journal.

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Three cities, five subjects, one photographer and the Power of Youth

Variety Creative Director Chris Mihal reminds us that when pitching ambitious projects, showing is better than telling.

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SNDMSP: An iPad/Tablet Quick Course Guide

SND’s traveling iPad/Tablet Design Quick Course lands in the Twin Cities this Friday and Saturday. Here’s your guide to attending.

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iPad quick courses: Make a date

Join us for an intensive two-day learning experience in tablet design! We’ll be in Washington and Montreal later this month, followed by Toronto in mid-June. These courses are sponsored by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, and are free for members and just $25 for nonmembers. Seats are limited, click here to register!

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Gabi Schmidt’s bio and statement en Espanol

Gabi Schmidt Candidate for SND secretary-treasurer Gabi Schmidt es la Directora Creativa Senior de Schmidt Media Group, proporcionando servicios de diseño, cursos de capacitación y seminarios para la SND, CMDP, IFRA, SDi y diversas organizaciones Editoriales. Cuenta con más de 18 años de experiencia en Medios Editoriales Impresos en los Estados Unidos, México, la India, [...]

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Best of Sports Design 2012: Call for Entries

After two years off, the Best of Sports Design competition is back. Everything you need to know about how it works, and how to enter, is here.

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3 Questions: Saulo Santana

Saulo Santana is the art director for Bild am Sonntag, Axel Springer AG in Germany. Previously, he was the art director for Correio Braziliense in Brazil. Saulo is a judge on the visuals team and spoke to us through a translator. What was your favorite thing you saw on the tables this year? “The Eureka [...]

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3 Questions: Tim Parks

Tim Parks is the deputy news and presentation editor at Omaha World-Herald. He is a judge on the news team. Was it tough to be a judge? “It’s very exhausting and you feel a lot of pressure seeing everyone’s work and knowing your judgement can be the deciding factor as to whether they get in [...]

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