Around a year ago, Bethany Bickley decided to take a leap and become a full-time freelance designer. Bethany, who studied informational graphics and publication design at Ohio University, has worked in the past at The Virginian-Pilot and Pacific Business News. But when her and her husband made the move to Savannah, Georgia, in August 2018, […]
Happy Giving Tuesday! For the first time, the Society for News Design is thrilled to be part of this tradition. As a charity dedicated to enhancing the quality and availability of news graphics and design education we work relentlessly throughout the year to provide the best support for all of our members. Since 1992 the […]
The Society for News Design is pleased to announce that Tiffany Shackelford has become Executive Director of the organization.
Washington, D.C. in the spring: Cherry Blossoms along the Tidal Basin, the epicenter of politics during campaign season — and next year, the site of SND’s Annual Workshop: SNDDC 2020. SNDDC happens April 5-6, with pre-conference sessions and events beginning on Saturday, April 4. The workshop will explore how our craft has moved beyond newsrooms, […]
Earlier this year, The Sunday Times, a weekly British national newspaper, was named one of SND’s World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers. The paper’s design team, known for their bold typography and innovative illustrations, is led by art director Russel Herneman. We sat down with Russel, who has served as art director for the past five years, to […]
It’s that time again. Time to enter the annual SND Best of News Design Creative Competition. You all know what that means. Sifting through stacks and stacks of tear sheets. Slicing, taping, filling out forms. Checking and re-checking rules and categories. Agonizing, analyzing, questioning. Gaining confidence, losing nerve, puffing with pride and deflating with doubt. […]
This past August marked the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in the United States. To observe this moment in American history, The New York Times Magazine created the 1619 Project, a whole issue, as well as a special broadsheet section, that takes a look at the history of slavery in the U.S. While […]
The Best of News Design Creative Competition is the world’s most prestigious, and draws thousands of entries from countries around the world. Deadlines are in early February 2020.
I am happy to announce the appointment of past-president Douglas Okasaki to the Society for News Design’s Board as the Director of International Relations. Douglas has been a devoted and long-time SND volunteer, previously as an SND Regional Director and also elected leadership roles. He has contributed greatly to SND over the years, including hosting an Iraq […]
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. About 30 SND professional volunteers will be needed again in February 2020 to assist in the 41st annual Best of News Design Creative Competition […]
I am happy to announce the naming of Melissa Angle as the SND Foundation president. Melissa has been a long-time member of SND with a passion for our craft as well as a past board member of the Society for News Design. Over the next few months, as the Governance Committee looks to the future of SND, […]
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.