SND42: Best of Print News Design results

The Society for News Design is proud to announce the results of the 42nd edition of its Best of Print News Design competition. This year, 27 judges from across the globe reviewed more than 3,200 entries across 11 categories during four days of remote judging. The competition honors journalistic, visual and technical excellence for work produced in 2020.  For the first […]

Weekendavisen and de Volkskrant named World’s Best Designed 

After three days of discussion, judges in the Society for News Design’s 42nd Best of Print News Design competition selected two winners as the World’s Best Designed.  From the judges Print is not legacy, but avant-garde: The newspapers who are the 2020 World’s Best recognize that the ubiquity of online content can make print a […]

SND42 judges select five finalists for World’s Best Designed Newspaper

After three days of discussion, judges in the Society for News Design’s Best of Print News Design competition have selected five finalists in the World’s Best Designed category. Judges’ statement In 2020, a global pandemic forced our collaborative process onto computer video cameras, in disparate locations, to report a torrent of news. And it inspired […]

Imprisoned journalist Fevzi Yazici receives SND Awards of Excellence

Imprisoned journalist Fevzi Yazici won a pair of Awards of Excellence from the Society for News Design’s 42nd Best of Print News Design Creative Competition. Yazici’s artwork from his prison cell in Turkey was featured across a three-page spread titled “Art of Darkness” published in The Washington Post in May.  Yazici, the former Design Director […]

SND42 judging has started

The Society for News Design’s 42nd Best of Print News Design Creative Competition judging is underway, and will run through Sunday, April 18. This year the judges will be looking at more than 3,200 entries across newspapers, magazines, graphics, photography and illustration. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram throughout the weekend to see medal winner […]

Volunteer at the 42nd Best of Print News Design competition

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to get involved with SND, or to spend a weekend with 60 of the best visual minds in the business, this is your chance. SND will need about 30 professional volunteers in April to assist with the 42nd annual Best of Print News Design Creative Competition judging. Judging […]

World’s Best-Designed™, World’s Best Designer, Best in Show announced for Digital News Design competition

The New York Times named World’s Best-Designed™ in SND digital news contest A panel of 21 judges from the Society for News Design’s 42nd edition creative competition, the Best of Digital News Design, has selected The New York Times as the World’s Best-Designed™ Digital News Experience for ongoing trackers of the coronavirus pandemic. Judges noted […]

SND 42 Best of Digital News Design live results

Judging for SND’s Best of Digital Design competition is Feb. 25-27. Winners will be announced throughout the weekend. Check this post regularly for updates on medal winners and award tallies. Full results can be found at snd.org/bodd, and make sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram to see silver and gold medal winners along […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Enter the Best of Print News Design competition

The deadline to enter the 42nd annual Best of Print News Design competition has been extended to Friday, March 5. You can enter the competition in our new online portal that is open for submissions. In order to safely continue the competition and encourage wider participation, the judging will be hosted virtually and we will be […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions for Digital News Design competition due Feb. 5.

This year’s Best of Digital News Design competition deadline has been extended until 11:59 p.m. (GMT -5), Friday, Feb. 5. Given the short entry period, we wanted to give any organization interested in applying the chance to submit their work for consideration. Any work published in 2020 is eligible for entry. Browse our full list […]

Submissions now open for Digital News Design competition

The Digital News Design competition is officially open for submissions. Browse the full list of digital categories and watch a tutorial on how to submit entries. The Society for News Design’s Creative Competitions are juried events recognizing journalistic excellence in storytelling, graphics, illustrations and photography across platforms. The goal of the contests are to identify the best […]

Submissions open Jan. 11 for Digital News Design competition

This year’s Best of Digital News Design competition will open for submissions on Jan. 11. The Best of Print News Design competition will open Jan. 15. Browse the full list of digital and print categories. The Society for News Design’s Creative Competitions are juried events recognizing journalistic excellence in storytelling, graphics, illustrations and photography across […]

Tip sheet: How to give your digital contest entry the best shot at winning

There’s a lot to keep in mind when deciding which entries to submit. The 42nd Edition SND Best of Digital News Design competition will kick off Jan. 11 — you can enter here until Feb. 1. Below are criteria the judges will be using when evaluating entries, along with tips on what to include with […]

New York Times and Washington Post named World’s Best by SND

WASHINGTON, DC – The Society for News Design has awarded The New York Times the designation of “World’s Best-Designed Newspaper™” in its 41st annual “Best of News Design™ Creative Competition”. Judges said, The Times is “fearless about using print to all its advantages — displaying original photography with impact, opening up space and creating sections […]