DEADLINE EXTENDED: Enter the Best of Print News Design competition

The deadline to enter the 42nd annual Best of Print News Design competition has been extended to Friday, March 5. You can enter the competition in our new online portal that is open for submissions. In order to safely continue the competition and encourage wider participation, the judging will be hosted virtually and we will be […]

Join the 2020-2021 COVID-19 Cartoon Showcase

WHO declared the virus a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. In the year since, how have you portrayed the pandemic with wit and art? The Society for News Design and the Danish newspaper Politiken invite news cartoonists from all over the world to submit entries that can answer that question. Be part of this […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions for Digital News Design competition due Feb. 5.

This year’s Best of Digital News Design competition deadline has been extended until 11:59 p.m. (GMT -5), Friday, Feb. 5. Given the short entry period, we wanted to give any organization interested in applying the chance to submit their work for consideration. Any work published in 2020 is eligible for entry. Browse our full list […]

Submissions now open for Digital News Design competition

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 […]

SNDDC postponed

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 […]

Matt Mansfield to receive SND Lifetime Achievement Award

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 […]

SND London student workshop recap

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 […]

Eight finalists for World’s Best-Designed™ in Digital

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 […]

SND41 Best of Digital Design recap

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 […]

Meet the Best of Digital Design judges

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 […]

Best of Digital Design judging begins Feb. 6

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.