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Chelsea & The City: What’s the blogging secret?

Chelsea Kardokus started her career as a freelance designer for TIME magazine in Manhattan one year ago. Her blog series Chelsea & The City follows her transition into life as a young professional. As she shares her celebrations and challenges along the way, Chelsea hopes members of the SND community will join her in thoughtful conversation and help shape the foundation for a successful career in news design.

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Meet the interns: Emma Grdina

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Emma Grdina talks about her experience at The Omaha World-Herald.

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Meet the interns: Matt Callahan, The New York Times

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Matt Callahan talks about his experience at The New York Times.

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Meet the interns: Adam Baumgartner, The Chicago Tribune

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Adam Baumgartner talks about his experience at The Chicago Tribune.

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Meet the interns: Missy Wilson, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Missy Wilson talks about her experience at The Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Meet the interns: Jake Newton, The Los Angeles Times

As summer is winding down, students are making their way back to campus and their college newsrooms. This week, SND asked a few of those students to tell us how their internships went. Today, Jake Newton talks about his experience at The Los Angeles Times.

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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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Election 2012: Pages from the Cincinnati Enquirer

SND continues its election coverage with pages from the Cincinnati Enquirer. Ohio is another battleground state this presidential election cycle; it has 18 electoral votes up for grabs.

Syracuse for first-time facilitators

Editor’s note: On Friday, a bevy of visual journalists will come to Syracuse University to help with the Society for News Design’s annual creative competition. Some will judge the competition, but many students and professionals will help as “facilitators.” It’s a tough job, but one that comes with incredible learning opportunities and gives everyone involved [...]

An expansive definition of design

What do we mean when we talk about design? Seems like a good question as we start a new year. Journalist friends answer in different ways, yet their responses always appear — in my mind’s eye, at least — too tied to their lives at whatever media organization they work for, the print or online [...]

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Meet 2011 College Designer of the Year Jason Willis

Jason Willis, a senior at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., was named SND’s College Designer of the Year on October 1, 2011, during the awards banquet in St. Louis. The judges cited his rich portfolio of print and multimedia work. We caught up with Jason for a Q&A this week.

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Boston Globe hosts Ink No. 3

The design journal Ink, which was first produced in Denver at SND’s 2010 Workshop, and then in Detroit in January 2011, is getting ready for its third issue. This time, The Boston Globe is hosting the traveling collaboration. Ink writes about the people and culture of print, and in the process allows designers, illustrators, photographers [...]

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Type designer Matthew Carter receives MacArthur ‘genius’ fellowship

Type designer Matthew Carter has been named a MacArthur fellow for 2010. The $500,000 no-strings-attached grant, often referred to as the “genius award,” is given to “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”

Become a photo editor…fast.

As designers, we deal with all the visuals. However, the photo jargon is lost on some people. Jeff Neumann’s presentation was filled with not only quick information that you could use tonight, but also information on improving your publication visually as a whole.

From Print to Web and Back, with a World’s Best

Designers from a World’s Best newspaper der Freitag discuss how they approached their print and Web redesign. Keeping the focus on reader interaction and a political debate format, they created stunning products that are easy to navigate and visually engaging.

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Breaking out with Russia’s Best Designed

Svetlana Maximchenko leads her newsroom with one charge: Please do something crazy —  break out. When was the last time your boss uttered those words? The editor-in-chief and founder of Akzia newspaper shared an hour of the wealth of print design currently happening in Russia. Her general interest biweekly has won two World’s Best Designed awards [...]