Enter the MSU-SND College Design Contest. The deadline is extended to March 16. Be sure to get your entries in soon. The contest is open to all currently enrolled college students. Find out more at msusnd.org. Share your voice We come together to share our work for the voiceless, and to emphasize the importance of storytelling across mediums. It’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
SND kicked off the 2019 workshop with a party on April 4 at the beautiful Chicago Cultural Center, toasting Lifetime Achievement Award winners Susan Mango Curtis and Tim Harrower and announcing the big winners of the society’s Best of News Design and Best of Digital Design competitions. (Video by Stephanie Sokol)
SND’s annual workshops are run by an army of volunteers, and one of the perks of the job is the opportunity to take over the society’s social media accounts, along with the SND.org blog, to document the action. At the 2019 workshop in Chicago, the volunteer team organized its observations in SND’s Slack workspace, creating […]
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 […]
Written by Aleaha Smith, Michigan State During the second session of the day, author, infographic specialist and freelancer Alberto Cairo challenges us to look deeper as we design and interpret infographics. “We need to talk a bit less about how to make visualizations and infographics and more about how we reason about them,” Cairo explains. He implores […]
Written by Lee Catherine, University of Mississippi Rishad Patel from The Splice Newsroom filled our minds with the possibilities of an innovative, responsible framework for news that is still in the early stages. This idea stemmed from Patel’s desire to create something – a framework, system, maybe a manifesto? No. Patel refers to his big […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]