Society of News Design

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Taking on product and technology with the Institute for Non-Profit News

Last week, the Society for News Design teamed up with the Institute for Non-Profit News for its summit on product and technology. The two-day event in Chicago brought together senior leaders from INN member organizations to learn best practices and new skills in analytics, budgeting and hiring, design thinking, impact analysis, technology management, and project […]

Free! Online course on the fundamentals of news design

Want a starter course on what makes for great news design? SND has partnered with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas to offer a free five-week online course “Introduction to News Design” from June 27 to July 31. Registration is open. Click here to sign up for this free online course. “We’re surrounded […]

Mario Garcia Master Class at Poynter: A special offer for SND members

Here’s a great deal for SND members. What does it take to succeed in a changing media environment? Learn how to re-invent and re-imagine your work from Mario Garcia.

Graphics Garage gears up for its return

After a three-year sabbatical, the Graphics Garage is back. This time it’s in Orange County, California at The Orange County Register, Saturday, August 3. This workshop is designed with the local community in mind. It’s not about showing others what we do at the newspaper. It’s about the skills we use to do what we do in visual communication and teaching the participants how to apply those skills in their fields.

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.

SND grant creates free 2013 training for members

Three major grants totaling $56,000 give SND the means to provide free training events for SND members and the visual journalism community at large.

Free Syracuse Student Symposium on Friday, Feb. 8

We have an excellent lineup of speakers and topics for the annual student workshop in Syracuse from 12:30-5 p.m. on Friday at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

The speakers this year: Michael Whitley of the Los Angeles Times, Adrian Norris of The Globe and Mail (Canada), Andrea Zagata of The Buffalo News, Rob Schneider of The Dallas Morning News and Josh Crutchmer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

The symposium is sponsored by the Society for News Design Foundation and will also feature a student critique session. We’ll also offer an awesome door prize: one free registration to the SND annual workshop in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 7-9.

SND + H/H event this weekend: Design for coders in Cambridge, Mass.

On Saturday, SND’s web publications director Miranda Mulligan is organizing a workshop for coders who want to improve their design skills. We ask Miranda a few questions about SND + H/H: Q: Who is this workshop intended for? A while back, a couple colleagues and I started brainstorming on actionable activities that might help get […]

SND appoints new training director: Lee Steele

At the core of SND’s mission is to provide education and networking opportunities for members. The Society hosts events and meetups all around the world.

We are also constantly searching for ways to make events more useful and accessible for members and the wider visual journalism community.

To meet this opportunity and challenge, SND is appointing one of our best to the post of Training Director, Lee Steele.

Syracuse Student Symposium summary

A summary of the Syracuse Student Symposium — held Friday on the Syracuse campus — featuring presentations by Jonathon Berlin, Richard Johnson and Adonis Durado: To view the speakers presentations and read an archive of our “Cover It Live” blog from the event here. Jonathon Berlin: Mistakes I’ve made (For video of Jonathon’s speech, click […]

SND committee meetings to be held during SND STL conference

St. Louis’ “Clan of the Barbarian” isn’t the only group seeking new members this Fall, come join the some of the SND Committees and get abused for a good cause! The meetings are open to all to attend and will be held on Friday, Sept. 30 in the Lindell Room on the first floor of the […]

Dynamo professor, innovative newsroom and social media leader, Jen Reeves, will turbo-charge your skillset at SND STL

Our next dynamic speaker is a powerhouse of journalism education and runs one of the most innovative newsrooms in the nation regularly recognized by industry publications including the PBS Media Shift blog. She’s going to compress a semester of training with her turbo-charged Mizzou classes into 50 minutes for folks looking to get up to […]

WaPo’s Levi Chronister & NPR’s Danny DeBelius lead the web design & development workshop at SND STL

Our next announcement is for a turbo-charged, all-day pre-conference workshop on Web Design and Development featuring two leaders from NPR and The Washington Post. Space is limited and has already been selling so, bust a move and sign up for the Pre-Conference Web Design workshop here. Pre-Conference Web Design & Development Workshop Translate your design skills to […]

SND STL offers Data Visualization Graphics Workshop in partnership with IRE

We’re busting-at-the-seams excited to announce our next partnership and pre-conference workshop, a Data Visualization Graphics Workshop with the Investigative Reporters & Editors. The day-long workshop will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29th, before the SND STL conference begins. You can register for the Graphics workshop on the same page that you can register for the conference, […]

Free SND STL Student Workshop focuses on “The 21st Century Visual Journalist: What You Need to Succeed”

We’re excited to offer a full day of free student training before the conference on Thursday, Sept. 29, thanks largely to the help of Jennifer George-Palilonis and our awesome team of panelists. There’s no fee for the workshop and no registration needed, just come join the party! Student Workshop Schedule: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  – Panel […]

Live from Syracuse… the SND Student Symposium

Don’t miss the live blogging and streaming video of three three sessions by Steve Cavendish, Tim Parks, Denise M. Reagan and Andrea Zagata.