Society of News Design

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The Best of News Design

Best in Show winners, 1979-present

In the 37 years of the SND Best of News Design Creative Competition, judges have awarded a Best in Show on 21 occasions. There were three recipients in the first year and multiple recipients in three other years.

37th Edition
The New York Times, For its multiplatform project, “The Displaced”

36th Edition
The Plain Dealer, For Andrea Levy’s OpinionArt visual column

35th Edition
National Geographic, For its use of multiplatform storytelling

34th Edition
No award given

33rd Edition
Svenska Dagbladet, For coverage of an extremist’s attacks in Oslo and Utoya

32nd Edition
No award given

31st Edition
No award given

30th Edition
No award given

29th Edition
No award given

28th Edition
No award given

27th Edition
No award given

26th Edition
No award given

25th Edition
No award given

24th Edition
No award given

23rd Edition
The New York Times, For its use of infographics in coverage of Sept. 11

22nd Edition
The Newark Star-Ledger, For its photo essay, “After the Fire”

21st Edition
No award given

20th Edition
El Mundo Supplements, For its constant level of creativity

19th Edition
El Mundo Metropoli, For its stunning weekly reconceptualization

18th Edition
The Scotsman, For its coverage of the Dunblane Primary School Tragedy

17th Edition
El Pais de las Tentaciones, For its use of typography

16th Edition
No award given

15th Edition
Le Devoir, For its redesign
Philadelphia Inquirer, For the picture story, “American Dreamers”

14th Edition
The Miami Herald, For its coverage of Hurricane Andrew

13th Edition
The Washington Times, For its Arts sections
The New York Times Magazine, For photojournalism

12th Edition
No award given

11th Edition
No award given

10th Edition
No award given

9th Edition
The Washington Times, For one designer’s illustration and design work

8th Edition
No award given

7th Edition
No award given

6th Edition
No award given

5th Edition
No award given

4th Edition
No award given

3rd Edition
No award given

2nd Edition
Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune, For its overall body of work
Boston Globe Magazine, For one designer’s cover design work

1st Edition
The Financial Post, For its overall design
The Chicago Sun-Times, For its overall design
LI magazine (Newsday), For its overall design