3 Questions: Tim Parks


Tim Parks is the deputy news and presentation editor at Omaha World-Herald. He is a judge on the news team.

Was it tough to be a judge?
“It’s very exhausting and you feel a lot of pressure seeing everyone’s work and knowing your judgement can be the deciding factor as to whether they get in the book or not. You try to put that out of your mind but you know it’s a big deal.”

What was the news team looking for this year?
“Our group really skewed toward the pages that went with strong headlines, strong photos and simple design.”

What’s your favorite Sci-Fi movie?
“Of all time?”
“Wow. It’s too easy to say Star Wars. I’m going to go with Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.”

To see the 3-question responses of all the SND34 judges, click here

About Kenney Marlatt

is a designer/editor at the Chicago Tribune.

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