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.
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 […]
From a young age, Rachel Orr knew she wanted to be a designer. But it wasn’t until she took a class in news design in college that she realized she wanted to pursue visual journalism. Now, Rachel serves as the design editor for By The Way, an initiative launched by The Washington Post’s Emerging News […]
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, […]
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 […]
#SNDChicago started off with a showcase of type mastery with type experts Roger Black, Eduardo Danilo and Lucas Czarnecki. The speaker spent the day with participants unearthing headline schedules from the 20th century, looking at how brands can leverage typography in a design system, and discovering ways to use variable fonts now. Eduardo Danilo, of […]
O Globo (of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) has earned the first-ever Best of Show award in SND’s annual ÑH competition, which covers Spain, Portugal and Latin America. O Globo’s 14-minute video presentation, “The War for Brazil” earned the honor for its powerful look at how the number of murders in Brazil exceeds that of wars, […]
The Grand Prize Award for this coming season will be USD $120,000 and the competition is open for worldwide photographers.
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 […]