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: 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 […]

Eight finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ in Digital

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 […]

SND41 Best of Digital Design recap

Judging for SND’s Best of Digital Design competition wrapped up on Feb. 8, and all awards tallies are complete. World’s Best finalists will be announced Monday, Feb. 10, and the Best of Show in Mobile Storytelling winner will be announced in the next few days. Full results can be found at snd.org/bodd, and make sure […]

Meet the Best of Digital Design judges

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 […]

Best of Digital Design judging begins Feb. 6

SND received a record number of entries this year. A group of 14 judges from around the world will meet in Washington, D.C. from Feb. 6-8 to review the entries and recognize winners with Awards of Excellence and medals. Finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ Digital News Experience will be announced at the end of the judging.

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

The Digital Design Competition Committee is selecting judges and updating categories. Watch for live medal results from DC the weekend of Feb. 6-8; World’s Best will be announced by the 2020 SND Workshop. Entries must be submitted here by Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:30 p.m.

World’s Best winners in print and digital honored at SND41 opening reception

The Society for News Design announced three World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers — La Nación (Argentina), The Sunday Times (United Kingdom) and The New York Times (United States) — and one World’s Best-Designed™ winner from the digital design competition — Reuters — at the opening reception of its 41st annual workshop.

Six finalists for World’s Best-Designed in Digital

The World’s Best-Designed™ winner will be announced at The Society’s annual workshop in Chicago in April. Here are the six finalists: SND40 | Best of Digital Design Judges’ remarks This year we saw more publications employ audience-first thinking and narrow their coverage and presentation approach to serve the reader/user first. These deep dives on particular topics, […]

Best of Digital Design complete 2018 results

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 […]

Best of Digital Design silver and gold medal comments

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 […]

Meet the Best of Digital Design judges

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 […]