Couldn’t make it to St. Louis for the 2011 edition of the annual workshop? Double-scheduled? Don’t worry: from mobile to visual inspiration, ESPN and news apps, we have video to catch you up to speed, with a special emphasis on the very full sessions on mobile/tablet and Web design.
Dave Gray, founder of XPLANE, demonstrates gamestorming at the Saturday 11 a.m. keynote in St. Louis. David Yanofsky, an interactive designer at Bloomberg News, presenting his ‘problem-solving’ map in front of the audience. Brave man! By Wes Meltzer, Orlando Sentinel We’re having technical difficulties with Storify today, which is how this reporter was preparing to […]
Our newsrooms aren’t getting any more resources, even while our work grows more demanding. SEO this! Re-edit this for print! Get it online now! Where do we focus our limited time and effort, and is there a research-driven basis for it? Teresa Schmedding, president of the American Copy Editors Society and AME of the Daily […]
By Rachel Schallom, University of Missouri And people say journalists aren’t funny… @vmcarnevale (Valerie Carnevale): Things I’ve Learned at #SNDSTL: I want an ipad, newspapers are cool, & that was butter next to the bagels this morning, not cream cheese. @ChrisSpurlock: My only complaint about today’s #sndstl session? It’s absolutely FREEZING in this building. Yikes. […]
By Wes Meltzer, Orlando Sentinel The mobile and tablet landscape has changed a lot in the last year, since Denver. It changed since last week! At a panel discussion, Steve Yelvington of Morris, Chris Courtney of Tribune and Ray Marcano of Cox took a look at where we are, what’s next, and, as Courtney put […]
By Wes Meltzer, Orlando Sentinel When you have to do more with less — and it happens to all of us — it’s easy to fall into the trap of killing ourselves, or doing subpar work. Laura Stanton, of The Washington Post, offers another way. “It all comes down to you and your great ideas,” […]
By Rachel Schallom, University of Missouri The best designers across the country aren’t the only ones using the #SNDSTL hashtag. Here’s a tweet for a morning smile. @GailPennington: I don’t know what #SNDSTL is, but it sounds like fun. Welcome to town, whoever you are.
(Cross-posted from SNDSTL.com.) We’re excited to announce our next session because it’s highly practical and affects all of us. Doing More With Less Shrinking newsrooms. Voracious web demand. Today’s graphics staffs are often expected to produce more content to spread across multiple platforms, while faced with shrinking staffs. This session examines ways to maximize a department’s impact and […]
(Cross-posted from SNDSTL.com.) Our next dynamic duo of presenters for SND STL will talk about their experience and transition from the newsroom to launching their own digital design studio. Tito Bottitta and Mike Swartz will present: Finding the Web Designer Within Why everything you learned in the newsroom will make you a better web designer […]
Long-time SND friend and favorite who literally wrote the handbook for newspapers designers, Tim Harrower, will be rocking SND St. Louis with an inspiring retrospective of design work in a lively session titled: FUN 101
Want to keep readers happy? You gotta be unpredictable. Provocative. And a lot cleverer.
In short: more fun.
There’s less than a month left to go if you want to save you (or your company) $99 on SND St. Louis registration. For a limited time, it’s just $300, instead of $399! I know you’re saying, It’s still Spring Break and Easter Break and who thinks about SND in September? But isn’t saving $100 […]
Consultant and former Providence Journal graphics and photo editor Bill Ostendorf has made a career out of asking newsrooms tough questions about how to generate revenue. “We shouldn’t be anti-revenue,” he says. “I’m not saying, take down the wall between advertising and editorial. I think that’s valuable. But there are resources we have and ideas […]