It’s time once again to talk music. Very bad music, performed by your industry colleagues. Many years ago, at SND36, the SND Foundation Karaoke Night raised $4,850 — more than double its previous judging record. We came up just shy of that number at SND37 and SND38. We cannot revert to old ways now. Whether you’re […]
This week, a bevy of visual journalists will come to St. Petersburg, Fla. to help with the Society for News Design’s annual creative competition.
The Society for News Design is proud to announce the results of the 2017 Edition of its Best of Digital Design Competition. 13 judges, from across the United States and around the globe, reviewed more than 1,000 entries during 2 days of judging at Northwestern University’s Medill campus in Washington, D.C. This is the sixth […]
This is the third of three posts in advance of the SND39 entry deadline — so long as you get your entries to SND by Feb. 8, regardless of where you are sending from, you are in the clear — geared toward advice for the first-time entrant. The previous two pieces can be found here: […]
Tips for the designer, illustrator or photographer taking a first crack at the Best of News Design Creative Competition (Reminder, the deadline is Feb. 8 and the call for entries can be found here): If you only have a few bucks to toss at the competition but you think your work may stand out among […]
As the deadlines approach, those who are considering entering have a handful of reasons to join in this year, and help for newcomers to the competition is coming this week to snd.org.
The introduction of printed replicas means access to back issues and hard copies is no longer a requirement to enter.
Chris Rukan Art Director Outlook, The Washington Post What is the most important step in your design process? The planning. The better the planning and communication (because they go together really) beforehand, the better the final product, always. Who are the key players in your newsroom who you collaborate with to make a project successful? […]
Tim Parks Creative Director Omaha-World Herald What is your current job title, and how long have you held it? Creative director, two weeks. Before that, I was deputy presentation and planning editor for six-and-a-half years. What do you love about working in print design? The challenge of telling a story so well visually that a […]
Brandon Ferrill Designer Minneapolis Star Tribune What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I’ve been a designer for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis for the past two years. What do you love about designing for print? I love being part of a process that tries to help […]
Most of the news industry has accepted the idea that their mobile audience is the most important and often the fastest growing, but few news sites are truly designed mobile-first. The relentless focus on an amazing mobile experience is why the 2016 World’s Best for Digital Design was awarded to The Outline. As the Outline […]
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.
Lise Mogensen Junior Graphic Designer Politiken What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I work as a Junior Graphic Designer, which at Politiken means that I’m still enrolled as a student. I have worked here full time as an apprentice for about three years, finishing my final […]
Wayne Kamidoi Art Director for enterprise and project The New York Times What is your current job title and how long have you held it? Art director for enterprise and projects since November 2015, when The Times started its in-house print hub. Previously, I was an art director in The Times’ sports department for one […]
Adam Vieyra Senior Graphic Designer, communications Formerly: San Diego Union-Tribune What was your job title at the U-T, and how long were you in that role? I was a Page Designer at the San Diego Union-Tribune for three years. What is your job now? I’m a “Senior Graphic Designer” at a communications firm now. In that […]