Meet your 2012 SND Officers

The election results are in, and we are pleased to announce the officers for 2012:

President: Jonathon Berlin, Chicago Tribune
Vice President: Rob Schneider, Dallas Morning News
Secretary/Treasurer: David Kordalski, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer.

Kordalski won the only contested race. Of 220 votes cast in that race, he received 130, for 59% of the vote. Gabi Schmidt received 54 votes (25%) and Mike Rice received 36 votes (16%).

Meet the man behind the SND32 cover

Member copies of the 32nd annual Best of News Design book are being shipped this week (a small selection will be available for sale at the workshop in St. Louis). The cover was designed by Adonis Durado, design director of the Times of Oman & Al Shabiba in Muscat, Oman. His entry was chosen from a field of more than 30 candidates in this year’s cover competition. We asked Adonis how his cover concept came together in this Q-and-A…

SND 33: We want you as a Judge, or Facilitator

We’d like your help in finding facilitators and judges for next year’s Best of News Design™ Creative Competiton. Becoming a facilitator About 30 professional SND volunteers assist with the annual judging in February at Syracuse University. Anyone interested in serving as a facilitator should send an e-mail beginning at 12 a.m. East Coast time July […]

Web Design Boot Camp: What the attendees learned

SND held its first Web Design Boot Camp of the year this past weekend at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.
Taught by Danny DeBelius of NPR and Levi Chronister of The Washington Post, the two-day, hands-on course was free to SND members, thanks to a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.
Free, and highly useful. But don’t take my word for it, take theirs.