Good afternoon from Syracuse, where are finishing up the 35th Best in News Design™ competition (although the World’s Best judges stick around until Tuesday.) We have passed the 1,000 award threshold as we finish up the judging. The judges are in their final categories and will soon be moving toward discussing the potential candidates for Best in Show.
We will report that news, as well as final totals and the top winners later on Monday. Stay tuned to snd.org for more information.
OUT ON THE TABLES RIGHT NOW
World’s Best: The judges have selected five publications as World’s Best-Designed™ newspapers and are now working on judges comments to explain why they are so great. That announcement will come Tuesday at the earliest.
Visuals: Multiple graphics category
News: Section and page redesign
Features: Overall redesign
Long-form: Combination print and digital design
RECAP OF OUR CONTENT
You can find a collection of all of our SND35 content here.
Earlier today, we provided the final 29 newspapers being considered for the World’s Best-Designed™ Newspaper final list. That story is here.
You can find a list of judges and their bios here.
We posted a great behind-the-scenes video from Syracuse here.
YOU WANT TO SEE WINNERS? YOU GET TO SEE WINNERS!
We are posting every 50th award of excellence winner. You can find them all here.
In addition, Josh Crutchmer is providing a lot of interesting competition-related material on the @sportsdesigner twitter feed.