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SND36 Update: Mike Rice Named Print Competition Coordinator

Mike Rice, features design director of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, has been named print competition coordinator for the 36th annual Best of News Design Creative Competition, to be held in February 2015 in Syracuse, N.Y., on the campus of Syracuse University. Rice was appointed by SND’s print competition committee earlier this summer. He will serve [...]

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College News Design Contest set at SSND Mizzou

Dates for the 2014 College News Design Contest at SSND Mizzou are now set. The competition is open to all college students.

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SND35: Keeping awards in perspective

The final essay during the print-entry period for SND35 is aimed at allowing the best work in the world to be viewed as such without letting a desire for awards drive designers’ roles in newsrooms.

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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 [...]

The Return of the Best of Sports Design

The Best of Sports Design is coming back. The competition — free to enter, easy to enter, open to print and digital contestants — ran from 2006-2009 at sportsdesigner.com, the now-defunct sports design blog. The final award given out was the 2009 Sports Designer of the Year, which was announced right here at SND. In [...]

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SND33: Tallying the winners (UNOFFICIAL RESULTS)

After three very long days of judging at Syracuse University (the 23rd time it has been hosted here), general judging of the Best of News Design™ print competition is now complete. Here’s a look at SND33 by the numbers.

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SND33: Graphics slideshow

Some interesting pages on the tables of Syracuse for the graphics judging. These are not necessarily winners but are a great representation of wonderful work entered in The Society for News Design’s competition.

C. Marshall Matlock and the coordinator from editions 33 through 35: Melissa Angle, Josh Crutchmer and Colin Smith. (Photo by Mitchell Franz)

Angle named 34th edition coordinator; Smith to chair 35th

After the regular updates were given about how this year’s competition is proceeding, and instructions were given for the afternoon, we were treated to a bit of breaking news during today’s lunch break. SND competition director C. Marshall Matlock announced that Melissa Angle will be the coordinator for the Society’s 34th edition in 2013. He [...]

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SND33: Magazine design slideshow

Some interesting pages on the tables of Syracuse for the magazine design judging. These are not necessarily winners but are a great representation of wonderful work entered in The Society for News Design’s competition.

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SND33: Art direction portfolio slideshow

Some interesting pages on the tables of Syracuse for the art direction portfolio judging. These are not necessarily winners but are a great representation of wonderful work entered in The Society for News Design’s competition.

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SND33: Gallery, assorted graphics entries

Here are some highlights from the graphics categories currently on the tables in Syracuse on Sunday afternoon. These are not necessarily winners, but are great representations of the wonderful work on display at the creative competition.

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SND33: Sunday afternoon page slideshow

Here are some highlights of interesting pages on the tables in Syracuse on Sunday afternoon. These are not necessarily winners, but are great representations of the wonderful work on display at the creative competition.  

Entry tips from the judging floor

Three tips to consider when entering the competition: Make the translation easy  With international  or non-English entries, visual intrigue might capture the judges’ attention, but there’s a good chance they will require a deeper dive into the content to fully evaluate the work. Translating the headline on the entry form is a start (and is [...]

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Fourth Gold medal: Svenska Dagbladet’s breaking news coverage of Norway attacks

Svenska Dagbladet has won a gold medal in the breaking news category for its coverage of the July 2011 attacks in Norway.

SND33: Overheard in Syracuse

EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve collected comments, insights and trends from this year’s creative competition. The people quoted are kept anonymous, as are the publications they are talking about. COMMENTS FROM SUNDAY Using “The Book” as your guide “It’s OK to have the book (SND’s Best of News Design book which shows last year) as your guide, [...]

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SND33: Sports page slideshow

Here are some interesting sports design pages from the tables of the creative competition. These are not necessarily winners, but are examples of the great sports pages on display of the creative competition. Apologize for the differences in picture quality as they were taken by several people.