Welcome to the Society for News Design’s digital competition, live from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Thirteen judges and a bevy of hardworking students have gathered to recognize excellence in design and usability of digital news design, information graphics and photography.
We’ll take a closer look at the judges later this weekend, but here’s a preview of who is here.
Jonathon Berlin, Chicago Tribune and SND president
Brian Ellcierto, The Globe and Mail
Chiqui Esteban, Lainformacion.com
Jennifer George-Palilonis, Ball State University
Jeremy Gilbert, Northwestern
Joey Marburger, The Washington Post
Ryan Mark, Chicago Tribune
Sara Quinn, Poynter Institute
Rob Schneider, The Dallas Morning News
Will Sullivan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
David Wright, NPR
Ben Wuersching, The Guardian
Chrys Wu, Matchstrike
Ryan Sparrow, Ball State University
The judges are reviewing 470 entries from all around the world in categories that span Web site design, graphics, photography and video, breaking news and extended coverage, mobile and app design.
At the end the judges will select the World’s Best Designed News site and apps, which include submitted entries and those nominated by other journalists.
Stay tuned for more from Muncie.