The Digital News Design competition is officially open for submissions. Browse the full list of digital categories and watch a tutorial on how to submit entries. The Society for News Design’s Creative Competitions are juried events recognizing journalistic excellence in storytelling, graphics, illustrations and photography across platforms. The goal of the contests are to identify the best […]
Tiffany Shackelford, The Society for News Design’s Executive Director, died on December 27th. She was a force of nature. We honor our colleague and dear friend.
Flemming Hvidtfeldt, 66, has died. We mourn the passing of the SND Scandinavia president and SND board member, a former editor-in-chief, renowned journalist, traveler and compassionate leader.
This year’s postponed SND Workshop has a new name and new dates: Mark your calendars for September 18 – October 1, 2020 for SND 2020. While we love our annual in-person gatherings, we value the health and safety of our members and attendees above all else. Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change many aspects of our […]
Enter the MSU-SND College Design Contest. The deadline is extended to March 16. Be sure to get your entries in soon. The contest is open to all currently enrolled college students. Find out more at msusnd.org. Share your voice We come together to share our work for the voiceless, and to emphasize the importance of storytelling across mediums. It’s […]
Due to the health and safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic that continues to escalate, the Executive Committee of the Society for News Design and the SNDDC workshop committee have decided to postpone the annual workshop, as well as the associated leadership, student and typography sessions, that had been scheduled for April 3-6, 2020, in […]
WASHINGTON — Matt Mansfield, an award-winning journalist, designer, educator and volunteer, will be honored with the Society for News Design’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Sunday, April 5, in Washington, D.C. A champion for nonpartisan reporting, visual storytelling and innovative design in his own career, Mansfield has volunteered for the Society in a […]
Earlier this month, UK students interested in journalism and design gathered to learn from professionals at The Sunday Times at a workshop hosted by SND. “It was extremely rewarding to work with students who approached the session with great gusto and produced such vibrant ideas,” said Russel Herneman, the art director of The Sunday Times who […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Society for News Design on Monday announced 8 finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ in Digital. The Society for News Design’s Best of Digital Design is a juried competition recognizing journalistic excellence in storytelling, graphics, social media and product design. Each year, the World’s Best-Designed™ judges identify and recognize work that has fundamentally […]
Judging for SND’s Best of Digital Design competition wrapped up on Feb. 8, and all awards tallies are complete. World’s Best finalists will be announced Monday, Feb. 10, and the Best of Show in Mobile Storytelling winner will be announced in the next few days. Full results can be found at snd.org/bodd, and make sure […]
The annual SND Best of Digital Design competition brought 14 professionals to Washington, D.C., to judge the best work of 2019. The judges are broken into four groups — news, features, graphics and World’s Best™. There also are two conflict judges. Follow along all weekend for more updates on Twitter by searching #SNDdigital and at SND.org. Features Sohail […]
SND received a record number of entries this year. A group of 14 judges from around the world will meet in Washington, D.C. from Feb. 6-8 to review the entries and recognize winners with Awards of Excellence and medals. Finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ Digital News Experience will be announced at the end of the judging.
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 […]