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 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.
ILLUSTRATIONS FRONT PAGES WALLCHARTS The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off today, launching a month of global focus on the world’s most popular sport. 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 […]
We are delighted to announce our next SND conference in Europe! This time it will be held in amazing Amsterdam. The ‘City of Freedom’ will play host to a three-day event will be filled with learning, networking and talks evolving around the general theme of SND: Smart News Design
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 […]
The Society for News Design has awarded three newspapers—The New York Times, Het Parool of The Netherlands, and Die Zeit of Germany—the designation of “World’s Best-Designed Newspaper™” in its 39th annual “Best of News Design™ Creative Competition.” The Times became the first U.S. paper to win the award since it last earned the honor in […]
The SND Print Competition Committee has named Jon Wile of American City Business Journals as the Best of News Design 40th Edition competition coordinator.
Hong Kong’s inaugural SND Infographic Summit kicks off on April 13, 2018. It is already a success with just a few seats remaining for the summit and the April 14-15 workshop completely sold out. SND are grateful to the sponsors South China Morning Post and The University of Hong Kong for lending their premises. SND […]
SND is embarking on a ride to Hong Kong. The gateway city that links the occident with the orient is hosting top professionals in a visual communication festival. Events kick off with a summit on April 13, followed by a two-day workshop at HKU.
SND is going strong heading into its 40th year, having transformed the design conversation in newsrooms over the past generation. To celebrate this occasion, we asked five design luminaries — Deb Withey, Julie Elman, Pablo Bernasconi, Andrea Levy, and Chloe Cushman — to create special pin designs. You can purchase them individually, or buy the whole set