Our team set out to answer the question of “How might we better help readers understand stories by improving the context?”.Over the two-day SNDMakes designathon in March 2014, we built Backstory. It’s a visual and structural prototype that got us thinking about how we present the news.
Team green: Moving Stories Kyle Ellis is a designer for CNN Digital and digital director for SND Tory Hargro is visual designer manager at USA Today Frank Mina is deputy managing editor at the San Francisco Chronicle Zach Wise is faculty at Medill School, designer developer at Northwestern University Knight Lab Adam Baumgartner is a junior at Ball State University Tyler […]
Team blue: Project Skim Damon Kiesow is senior product manager at The Boston Globe Adam Schweigert is director of technology at Investigative News Haoyun Su is a data journalist at the Indianapolis Star Tyson Whiting is a lead designer at Vox Media KK Rebecca Lai is a junior at Northwestern University and a Knight Lab student fellow Priya Krishnakumar is a […]
Team pink: Sluice Huge Ma is a front-end engineer at Vox Media Rebekah Monson is a communication manager at the University of Miami Cory Williams is support manager at Vox Media Tim Wong is a senior digital designer at The Washington Post Katie Zhu is a software engineer at Medium Nicole Zhu is a sophomore at Northwestern University and a Knight […]
Day one of #SNDMakes included time for participants to discuss questions related to our topic, a series of lightning talks on subjects ranging from project management and user testing to Tarbell and Meteor.js, and low-fi wireframing.
SND is a global phenomenon and October promises to be a month in which its international character is celebrated in style. SND20, representing the Middle East and Africa, is planning to bring together leading media creative minds in Dubai (just over the Arc Bridge, pictured above) for a daylong Creative Design Conference, Oct. 7.
The SND Tablet Quick Courses have yielded fantastic turn outs with designers who are eager to extend their skills into the digital frontier and beyond. The task each class was given was simple: Build a responsive portfolio site with a focus on tablet design and touch. Learn more about the course format and results from instructor Joey Marburger.
Join us for an intensive two-day learning experience in tablet design! We’ll be in Washington and Montreal later this month, followed by Toronto in mid-June. These courses are sponsored by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, and are free for members and just $25 for nonmembers. Seats are limited, click here to register!
We’re coming to you live from Room 141, Newhouse 3, in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. We’ve got a great lineup of speakers, so follow along. If you’ve got questions for a speaker, ask them in the CoveritLive window below or use Twitter hashtag #SND34. Live video for mobile from Ustream
We’re streaming live from the Syracuse Student Symposium! Streaming starts Friday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. EST, and runs until 5 p.m. Watch it here: http://ustre.am/2h1J We have an excellent lineup of speakers and topics for the annual student workshop, and it’s all available live from Room 141, Newhouse 3, in the S.I. Newhouse School of […]
You have a little more than a month to make plans to join the best and brightest visual journalists in the world as they descend upon Cleveland for SNDCLE, the 24th Annual SND Workshop and Exhibition. On the menu, inspiration, tech training and a chance to get a career spark in a beautiful city that’s an easy car trip from virtually everywhere in the U.S.
The workshop is Oct. 11-13. Register here.
Register for the special hands-on iPad graphics garage workshop here.
Check out the new SNDCle site here.
On Saturday, SND’s web publications director Miranda Mulligan is organizing a workshop for coders who want to improve their design skills. We ask Miranda a few questions about SND + H/H: Q: Who is this workshop intended for? A while back, a couple colleagues and I started brainstorming on actionable activities that might help get […]
Thanks for joining us for the 2012 Syracuse Student Symposium. We’ll have presentations by Jonathon Berlin, Richard Johnson and Adonis Durado today. You can watch all three presentations live on video here. You can also follow along and participate with our live blog. Send in your questions through Cover It Live or send them to @SND on Twitter. If you’re tweeting about the program, use #sndsyracuse in your tweets.
We have an excellent line-up of speakers and topics for the annual pre-judging workshop in Syracuse sponsored by the Society for News Design Foundation. Jonathon Berlin of the Chicago Tribune, Richard Johnson of the National Post and Adonis Durado of the Times of Oman and and Al Shabiba will all present. We’ll also have critiques of student work and an awesome door prize: one free professional registration to the SND annual workshop in Cleveland, Ohio Oct. 11-13.
Led by the indefatigable Lily Lu and sponsored by the Youth Times, SND held a workshop on “Gearing Up for the Mobile Age” in Hangzhou, China, this past weekend. Instructors Joey Marburger and Yuri Victor of the Washington Post taught 50-plus attendees in the three-day workshop. Every attendee left with the ability to create a mobile site. Every attendee also joined SND. This means the Society now boasts more than 100 members in the Middle Kingdom. I spoke with a few of the attendees about their experiences. Even when speaking through a translator it’s obvious we all share a universal design language.