Last week SND conducted three webinars at the Poynter Institute, featuring world-class designers from the Washington Post, Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Villages Daily Sun. These webinars are now archived and available for viewing, along with five previous webinars created in 2017 on design and infographics. These webinars drew more than 500 participants. They are […]
SND will be out in force at ONA’s annual conference, Sept. 13-15 in Austin, Texas. We’re thrilled to be hosting two “takeover” #design sessions at @ONAConf. The sessions will be back-to-back, and both will be Austin-themed. “We’re excited to partner with ONA and bolster the design portion of an already awesome program,” said SND’s Matt […]
Los Premios ÑH, organizados por la SND-E y SND SUD, destacan la excelencia en el diseño de noticias de América Latina, España y Portugal. ¡A participar! Ya están disponibles las bases de los Premios ÑH2018. Como cada año, el Capítulo Español y Sudamericano de la Society for News Design convoca los Premios ÑH Lo Mejor […]
Each year, the SND Foundation awards a scholarship to a deserving student interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career in visual journalism. The cash award is $2,000. This scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors at any accredited four-year school worldwide. The student must be a member in good standing of the […]
The Silent Auction is the most important fund-raiser each year for the SND Foundation. Over the years, scores of young journalists have benefited from the funds raised by this event, including our annual workshop travel grant recipients. You may have hired them … you may BE one of them.
I wanted to post this front page, just to take a moment to reflect upon the work we do as journalists. I think we all feel a kinship with our colleagues in Annapolis, Maryland, whose newsroom fell under attack yesterday. We share in their grief, and we, as fellow human beings, stand amazed at their […]
We are thrilled to announce three new webinars, coming in July. These will be offered live in July and will be free for SND members.
We lost a friend and colleague last week, with the passing of Theo Caviness, the longtime art director at the New York Post and the New York Daily News. Caviness, 42, was a senior digital designer for ESPN in Bristol, Conn. He suffered a heart attack during the commute from Bristol, Conn., to his home […]
From Marty Steffens, professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism: Former SND President Warren Watson died May 27 at Maine Medical Center in Augusta, where he had been hospitalized since mid-December with complications of diabetes. The longtime journalist and nonprofit executive was 67. Watson was SND president in 2003 and later served as […]
The Society for News Design has awarded three newspapers—The New York Times, Het Parool of The Netherlands, and Die Zeit of Germany—the designation of “World’s Best-Designed Newspaper™” in its 39th annual “Best of News Design™ Creative Competition.” The Times became the first U.S. paper to win the award since it last earned the honor in […]
SND is on Capitol Hill today, working with our friends from Tumblr to hold International Chart Day. A number of sites have gotten into it; I’ll be posting updates throughout the day. Roll Call is covering the event, and has posted a video with tips for Congressmen to create better floor charts. Storytelling With Data […]
The Society for News Design is partnering with Tumblr, in collaboration with the office of Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41), to create the first-ever “International Chart Day” celebration, to take place on April 26th.
College and high school students: Now is your chance to enter the 2018 SND Best of Student Design Contest, but the entry deadline is coming up quick: Wednesday, April 4
SND is going strong heading into its 40th year, having transformed the design conversation in newsrooms over the past generation. To celebrate this occasion, we asked five design luminaries — Deb Withey, Julie Elman, Pablo Bernasconi, Andrea Levy, and Chloe Cushman — to create special pin designs. You can purchase them individually, or buy the whole set
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 […]