Last week SND conducted three webinars at the Poynter Institute, featuring world-class designers from the Washington Post, Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Villages Daily Sun. These webinars are now archived and available for viewing, along with five previous webinars created in 2017 on design and infographics. These webinars drew more than 500 participants. They are […]
SND will be out in force at ONA’s annual conference, Sept. 13-15 in Austin, Texas. We’re thrilled to be hosting two “takeover” #design sessions at @ONAConf. The sessions will be back-to-back, and both will be Austin-themed. “We’re excited to partner with ONA and bolster the design portion of an already awesome program,” said SND’s Matt […]
Los Premios ÑH, organizados por la SND-E y SND SUD, destacan la excelencia en el diseño de noticias de América Latina, España y Portugal. ¡A participar! Ya están disponibles las bases de los Premios ÑH2018. Como cada año, el Capítulo Español y Sudamericano de la Society for News Design convoca los Premios ÑH Lo Mejor […]
Each year, the SND Foundation awards a scholarship to a deserving student interested in and showing promise for pursuing a career in visual journalism. The cash award is $2,000. This scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors at any accredited four-year school worldwide. The student must be a member in good standing of the […]
The Silent Auction is the most important fund-raiser each year for the SND Foundation. Over the years, scores of young journalists have benefited from the funds raised by this event, including our annual workshop travel grant recipients. You may have hired them … you may BE one of them.
If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to get involved with SND, or to spend a weekend with some of the best visual minds in the business, this is your chance. About 30 SND professional volunteers will be needed again in February 2019 to assist in the 40th annual Best of News Design Creative Competition […]
I wanted to post this front page, just to take a moment to reflect upon the work we do as journalists. I think we all feel a kinship with our colleagues in Annapolis, Maryland, whose newsroom fell under attack yesterday. We share in their grief, and we, as fellow human beings, stand amazed at their […]
We are thrilled to announce three new webinars, coming in July. These will be offered live in July and will be free for SND members.
We lost a friend and colleague last week, with the passing of Theo Caviness, the longtime art director at the New York Post and the New York Daily News. Caviness, 42, was a senior digital designer for ESPN in Bristol, Conn. He suffered a heart attack during the commute from Bristol, Conn., to his home […]
The Society for News Design is seeking nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for 2019. This is an open-ballot position: anyone who is nominated, meets the requirements of the position and chooses to run will appear on the ballot.
The World Cup is always a big issue for the sport sections and of course design plays a great role to make a difference between sport sections around the world. For the next four weeks, SND will showcase some of the best World Cup coverage in print and online. Please be free to send us […]
video credit: Time Magazine So … who needs Photoshop or After Effects, when you have 958 drones at your disposal? Time magazine collaborated with Intel to sketch its June 11 cover in the sky — a composition of light emanating from a fleet of choreographed drones, about 100 meters in height, photographed from another drone. […]
From Marty Steffens, professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism: Former SND President Warren Watson died May 27 at Maine Medical Center in Augusta, where he had been hospitalized since mid-December with complications of diabetes. The longtime journalist and nonprofit executive was 67. Watson was SND president in 2003 and later served as […]
SND is on Capitol Hill today, working with our friends from Tumblr to hold International Chart Day. A number of sites have gotten into it; I’ll be posting updates throughout the day. Roll Call is covering the event, and has posted a video with tips for Congressmen to create better floor charts. Storytelling With Data […]