Category 5 is projects and presentations developed by a full-time student or students at the time of creation. Usually a rich array of entries comes out of the Student Presentations category, yet the 2007-08 award year yielded a large dropoff in submissions. Therefore, no finalists were honored. Competition administration is concerned about the lack of […]
This category (2B) includes content based on any element of sports coverage. Each entry must cover a single subject, but multiple pages/elements are allowed. Four of the six finalists are from NYTimes.com. Climbing Kilimanjaro Judges’ comments: What a way to push the envelope! The 3D model is exceptional and I loved watching his heart rate […]
This category (2A) requires that content be based on local, national, international and business news coverage. Each entry must cover a single subject, but multiple pages/elements are allowed. Doubt: Who Killed Michelle? Judges’ comments: Simple interface without being boring. Graphic style is appropriate and lends itself to the subject matter. The navigation is very effective […]
Voices of Joe Weiss, Barb Palser and Tracy Boyer, three judges in this year’s Best of Multimedia Design competition.
This category (1C) requires that content be based on daily entertainment and lifestyle coverage. Each entry must cover a single subject, but multiple pages/elements are allowed. Discovery Earth Live Judges’ comments: Excellent site. User interaction not only in selecting what they want to see, but adding their own content. Very nice aesthetic design and innovation […]
The SND Best of Multimedia judging process is both long and arduous. Our judges slave over their computers for eight hours each day for two days, experiencing every submission, delicately dissecting every detail and debating with one another over their favorites. But eight hours is a long time, so luckily, you too can experience the […]
This category (1A) requires that content is created on deadline in reaction to a breaking story. Five are from NYTimes.com, one from AP and one WashingtonPost.com. The Extent of the Fires Judges’ comments: Important information made graphically accessible. Good use of two navigation systems: the list of names and the slider for dates. The magnification […]
TRACY BOYER Tracy Boyer is an award-winning multimedia producer at The Roanoke Times and roanoke.com. Previously, she served as the UNC correspondent for CNN.com and interned with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Boyer graduated with a multimedia degree from UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication in May 2007. Her passions lie in travel and multimedia production […]
Breaking Sports (1B) yielded no finalists. This category requires content based on any element of breaking sports coverage.
SND The Best of Multimedia Design Competition Entries will be evaluated on writing, visual story telling, interactivity, use of multimedia (including graphics, photography, audio and video), structure and navigation, functionality, personalization, community tools, execution, innovation and overall design. CATEGORY 1: Breaking Presentation Content created on deadline in reaction to a breaking story. 1A: News Content […]
Mice are clicking, voting chips are dropping and coffee is being consumed with reckless disregard: The Society for News Design Best of Multimedia Design competition, held annually at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has officially begun. The judging lineup includes multimedia professionals from around the United States and South America who have […]