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 […]
The Society for News Design is seeking nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for 2019. This is an open-ballot position: anyone who is nominated, meets the requirements of the position and chooses to run will appear on the ballot.
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 […]
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 […]
One hundred sixty-two members (down from 215 last year) cast votes in this year’s elections for 2018 secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. Write-in votes are allowed and recorded in the results below. The final election results are: Total votes 162, 22.3% of 727 total eligible Secretary/Treasurer Aly Morris 86 Dave Stanton 70 Bonita Burton 1 […]
The Call for Entries for the 2017 edition of the SND Best of Digital Design Competition is now open! Entries can be submitted at http://digital.snd.org/ This competition seeks to find the best digital stories and products from the past year. Changes in design and technology are revolutionizing storytelling not just for journalism but across all […]
We’re pleased to introduce you to this year’s candidates for the 2018 SND offices of secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. Voting is open to all SND members and will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 22. Election results will be announced on Monday, Nov. 27.
The Society for News Design is seeking nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for 2018. This is an open-ballot position: anyone who is nominated, meets the requirements of the position and chooses to run will appear on the ballot.