Picture this: Napkin self portraits

It doesn’t come as a big surprise that a lot of good work at the annual SND workshop happens at the bar. In this case, Ball State students Valerie Carnevale and Stephanie Stamm set out to get as many napkin self portraits as they could.

– Check the gallery here.

– We also asked folks what inspired them.

– Of course, the SND Foundation makes it possible for students to come to the workshop each year. Donate here.

SND Lifetime Achievement Award: Roger Fidler

The Society for News Design is proud to present its Lifetime Achievement Award to an innovator, leader, teacher, founder and friend: Roger Fidler.

Fidler, the digital program director at Digital Publishing Alliance at the University of Missouri’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute accepted the award at the awards banquet at the SND’s award banquet at its annual workshop in St. Louis Saturday.

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A tribute in photos

SND Lifetime Achievement Award: Gayle Grin

For her creative work and leadership at papers in Canada that have been an inspiration and her enthusiastic, smart and tireless work on behalf of SND that has benefited us all, the Society of News Design presented Gayle Grin with The Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Annual Award Banquet in St. Louis.

A tribute in quotes
A tribute in photos

Dave Gray on better meetings through “gamestorming”

Dave Gray, founder of XPLANE, demonstrates gamestorming at the Saturday 11 a.m. keynote in St. Louis. David Yanofsky, an interactive designer at Bloomberg News, presenting his ‘problem-solving’ map in front of the audience. Brave man! By Wes Meltzer, Orlando Sentinel We’re having technical difficulties with Storify today, which is how this reporter was preparing to […]

Replay Session: Lessons from the Gannett, Tribune, Scripps & Hearst design hubs

This session was streamed via CoverItLive and will focused on the design hub consolidation at Gannett, Tribune, Scripps and Hearst, with leaders from each organization discussing what they’ve learned, what has worked, what didn’t and what the future holds. Click Here to replay the live coverage. Kate Marymont was named vice president/news in USCP in January 2009. In that role […]

The state of SND

SND Secretary/Treasurer At this time last year, SND was facing a fiscal crisis, and leadership (executive director Stephen Komives and officers Kris Viesselman, Steve Dorsey and Jonathon Berlin) responded by radically revising our budget model. And because they made it better reflect our current reality (especially in terms of the model for the workshop), SND […]