Mary Garrison is the arts and entertainment designer for the Staten Island Advance. She previously worked at the Indianapolis Star and was art director of its weekly entertainment magazine. Mary is a judge on the features team. What’s been the most fun part about being a judge? “We’re looking at portfolios now. So you’ve […]
Josh Crutchmer is news design director at the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He was the SND33 print competition coordinator and is a judge on the news team. How do you feel the competition is going so far? “It’s going well. It’s exhausting but the nerves from yesterday are gone.” Have you seen any trends in what […]
Ari Kinnari is Design Editor at Helsingin Sanomat, the largest newspaper in Finland. He has worked with several Finnish newspapers and magazines as art director or design consultant. He has been involved in many redesign projects, the latest a Helsingin Sanomat tabloid change in January of this year. Ari is a judge on the long […]
Jen Levario Cieslak founded JLCieslak Creative in 2011. She previously spent more than a decade designing special projects and breaking news for the Arizona Republic and Arizona Daily Star. Jen is a judge on the long form team. What has surprised you about being a judge? “Everything. I knew it would be long hours but […]
Alex K. Fong is deputy design director of the San Jose Mercury News and the Bay Area News Group. He is a member of the print redesign team for Digital First Media and is a judge on the visuals team. What has surprised you about being a judge? “I’m surprised how little conflict there is […]
Michael Whitley is assistant managing editor for the Los Angeles Times. He is a judge on the visuals team. What has surprised you about being a judge? “How mentally taxing it is being a judge. Giving each entry your full consideration. It’s one thing to watch people do that, it’s another to do it yourself.” […]
Rob Schneider is in charge of design, graphics and illustration for The Dallas Morning News. Rob has led successful redesigns of the DMN, The Providence Journal and various other print and digital products. Rob is president of SND and is a judge on the visuals team. What has surprised you about being a judge? “How mentally […]
Larry Buchanan is a freelance illustrator, designer and journalist. His work has appeared in publications such as The Onion and McSweeney’s. He has also done work for ESPN, Facebook and the federal government. Larry was named SND’s student designer of the year in 2010 and is a judge on the features team. What has surprised […]
Chris Mihal is the Creative Director of the Asbury Park Design Studio. He has been a senior designer at the Arizona Republic and the Creative Director of Creative Loafing Atlanta. Chris is a graduate of Ball State University and is a judge on the features team. What has surprised you most about being a judge? […]
SND30: The 2008 Election in 75 Seconds from Society for News Design. THE USUAL DISCLAIMER: Pages shown in this slideshow were not necessarily award winners.
We randomly pulled two awards from Category 12D, which is awarded for inside page design of Magazines. The first Award of Excellence went to La Nacion in Buenos Aires, Argentina for a story headlined “Tiempos violentos” (Violent times) The next award went to the Boston Globe in Boston, Massachusetts for a story headlined “The man […]
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