Matt Mansfield to receive SND Lifetime Achievement Award

WASHINGTON — Matt Mansfield, an award-winning journalist, designer, educator and volunteer, will be honored with the Society for News Design’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Sunday, April 5, in Washington, D.C. A champion for nonpartisan reporting, visual storytelling and innovative design in his own career, Mansfield has volunteered for the Society in a […]

Eight finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ in Digital

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The Society for News Design on Monday announced 8 finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ in Digital. The Society for News Design’s Best of Digital Design is a juried competition recognizing journalistic excellence in storytelling, graphics, social media and product design. Each year, the World’s Best-Designed™ judges identify and recognize work that has fundamentally […]

SND41 Best of Digital Design recap

Judging for SND’s Best of Digital Design competition wrapped up on Feb. 8, and all awards tallies are complete. World’s Best finalists will be announced Monday, Feb. 10, and the Best of Show in Mobile Storytelling winner will be announced in the next few days. Full results can be found at snd.org/bodd, and make sure […]

Meet the Best of Digital Design judges

The annual SND Best of Digital Design competition brought 14 professionals to Washington, D.C., to judge the best work of 2019. The judges are broken into four groups — news, features, graphics and World’s Best™. There also are two conflict judges. Follow along all weekend for more updates on Twitter by searching #SNDdigital and at SND.org. Features Sohail […]

Best of Digital Design judging begins Feb. 6

SND received a record number of entries this year. A group of 14 judges from around the world will meet in Washington, D.C. from Feb. 6-8 to review the entries and recognize winners with Awards of Excellence and medals. Finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ Digital News Experience will be announced at the end of the judging.

SND London student workshop

Society for News Design (SND) invites UK students interested in journalism and design to a one off event we are running in collaboration with The Sunday Times on February 4th 2020. Hosted by Google in their London offices we will be offering you the opportunity to work with award-winning creatives and live out a day of […]

Tip sheet: How to give your digital contest entry the best shot at winning

The Digital Design Competition Committee is selecting judges and updating categories. Watch for live medal results from DC the weekend of Feb. 6-8; World’s Best will be announced by the 2020 SND Workshop. Entries must be submitted here by Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:30 p.m.

The Inclusion Challenge in Photojournalism: Working Toward Solutions

Written by Lee Catherine Collins, Ole Miss SND hosts a panel session, The Inclusion Challenge in photojouranlism, from right to left, Susan Mango, Akili-Casundria Ramsess, Nicole Frugé, and Kainaz Amaria come together to discuss the under-representation of women and people of color in photojournalism. This afternoon’s panel on photojournalism featured Kainaz Amaria, Nicole Frugé, Akili […]

The Importance of Responsive Storytelling on Every Screen

Written by Aleaha Reneé Smith, Michigan State University Due to a shift in technological methods, many journalistic outlets have begun to search for ways of incorporating visuals within their daily posts and stories. Washington Post Design Editor Matthew Callahan and Graphics Assignment Editor Danielle Rindler have pushed for cross-divisional collaboration within the post to do […]

SND Chicago: Student Sessions

Design Thinking, Panel Discussions, and Portfolio Reviews, oh my! Written by Audriana Gibson, Michigan State University We are starting #SNDChicago off right. As many as 40 students or more gathered to gain insight on the innovative process dubbed “Design Thinking,” presented by Northwestern University’s Joe Germuska of Knight Lab. Separated into four groups, students collaborated with […]

SND Chicago: Advancing Your HTML and CSS Skills

Written by Camille North, Michigan State University Kurt Cunningham and Joey Kirk are from Made by Munsters, a web development company in Indianapolis. They came to the 2019 SND conference with a fresh look on web design. The professionals focused on the idea of creating a website as efficiently and quickly as possible, with the […]