Best of Digital 39: Record number of entries

The judging of the SND Best of Digital Design competition is under way at Medill Northwestern University campus in Washington D.C., and for the seventh year in a row, the number of entries has exceeded those of the previous year. The team of judges is looking at 1,014 entries — marking the first time the number has exceeded one thousand. We’ll have updates on the winners over the weekend.

The tally:

Category Student Small Medium Large Total
2017 Entry Total 4 35 185 748 1015
Features: Single-subject project 0 8 61 192 271
Graphics: Features and planned coverage 2 18 27 178 235
Features: Coverage 1 2 16 59 83
Portfolio: Individual 0 2 15 57 77
Portfolio: Organization 0 2 17 39 58
Graphics: Motion graphics 0 0 16 36 55
Graphics: Social media graphics 0 0 4 51 55
Breaking/Daily News: Single-subject project 0 0 4 38 42
Graphics: Breaking news 0 0 0 36 39
Breaking/Daily News: Planned coverage 0 0 6 23 36
Product Design 0 0 6 13 21
Experimental Design 1 0 2 12 15
Portfolio: News Sites and Redesigns 0 3 5 5 13
Special event: Natural Disaster Coverage 0 0 5 5 10
Breaking/Daily News: Non-planned coverage 0 0 1 4 5

 

About Stephen Komives

Previously served as Executive Director of the Society for News Design, from 2009–2019.

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