Veteran journalism educator and indefatigable SND volunteer C. Marshall Matlock died Nov. 28, 2020. As a professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University for the majority of his career, he taught and guided generations of journalists.
Tiffany Shackelford, The Society for News Design’s Executive Director, died on December 27th. She was a force of nature. We honor our colleague and dear friend.
Flemming Hvidtfeldt, 66, has died. We mourn the passing of the SND Scandinavia president and SND board member, a former editor-in-chief, renowned journalist, traveler and compassionate leader.
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 […]
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 […]
I am happy to announce the appointment of past-president Douglas Okasaki to the Society for News Design’s Board as the Director of International Relations. Douglas has been a devoted and long-time SND volunteer, previously as an SND Regional Director and also elected leadership roles. He has contributed greatly to SND over the years, including hosting an Iraq […]
I am happy to announce the appointment of Ryan Sparrow to the Society for News Design’s Executive Committee as the SND Programs representative. Ryan is the chair of SND’s Best of Digital Design competition, which has continued to grow under his guidance. As Lecturer at Ball State University, where he has been apart of the highly recognized […]
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 […]
#SNDChicago started off with a showcase of type mastery with type experts Roger Black, Eduardo Danilo and Lucas Czarnecki. The speaker spent the day with participants unearthing headline schedules from the 20th century, looking at how brands can leverage typography in a design system, and discovering ways to use variable fonts now. Eduardo Danilo, of […]
Related: “Saluting Tim Harrower, 2019 SND Lifetime Award recipient” CHICAGO — Tim Harrower was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award — the Society for News Design’s highest honor — Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the opening reception and awards of the organization’s 40th annual workshop in Chicago at the Chicago Cultural Center. TRACY COLLINS Director of the USA TODAY […]
The Society for News Design is proud to announce the results of the 40th edition of its Best of Digital Design competition. The 13 judges from across the United States and around the globe reviewed 1,300 entries during three days of judging at Northwestern University’s Medill News Service campus in Washington, D.C. This is the […]
We’re adding medal winners as they come in throughout the weekend, so check back here for updates. ABOUT THE AWARD CLASSIFICATIONS: Bronze Medal: Work that is truly excellent. These entries should show both technical and aesthetic mastery — employing digital design principles to tell compelling stories. It is appropriate to honor work that pushes the […]
The annual SND Best of Digital Design competition brought 13 professionals to Washington, D.C., to judge the best work of 2018. The judges are broken into four groups — News, Features, Graphics and World’s Best. There is also one conflict judge. Follow along all weekend for more updates on Twitter, #BestofDigitalDesign and at SND.org. Features Libby Bawcombe, NPR Libby works […]
Emily Wright, a junior at the Ball State University, is this year’s winner of the $2,000 SND Foundation scholarship. Wright, who is planning to graduate in spring, 2020, is the art and creative director of the Ball State Daily News, graphic artist at Cool Cayenne and chapter president for the Society for News Design (SND). […]