Can’t make it to the free Syracuse Student Symposium Feb. 8? Oh, yes, you can!

We’re streaming live from the Syracuse Student Symposium! Streaming starts Friday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. EST, and runs until 5 p.m. Watch it here: http://ustre.am/2h1J We have an excellent lineup of speakers and topics for the annual student workshop, and it’s all available live from Room 141, Newhouse 3, in the S.I. Newhouse School of […]

Welcome to a new year: Meet the new appointments to SND’s board

With the start of the new years comes a number of new appointments for the Society for News Design board. These folks are taking over for former board members whose appointments ended in 2012 or who moved to other positions.

SND’s board is made up of more than 20 volunteers who focus on different parts of making SND go, whether a geographic area or an area of expertise, like the website or training.

REMINDER: IT’S TIME TO ENTER YOUR BEST NEWS DESIGN FROM 2012

Print entry deadlines: U.S. submissions, Jan. 16, 2013; international submissions, Jan. 23, 2013.

Digital entry deadlines: 12 a.m. EST., Jan. 16, 2013

Digital competition categories: More on the changes to this year’s competition, categories and rules

Digital entry form: Register first and then click on “submit entries.”

What sites are the World’s Best Designed? We’re looking for your ideas for the World’s Best Designed websites and mobile apps. A group of judges will go over all submissions and ideas in February, but first we’d like to hear from you. Send us your ideas.

Print competition Call for Entries: Instructions, categories and forms English and Spanish

SNDF Announces Summer 2013 Internship!

The Society for News Design Foundation will fund one 12-week internship for Summer 2013. The internship will pay one deserving student $500/week to work at one deserving newspaper for a period of 12 weeks. Interested students and newspapers are invited to apply. In order to qualify, a newspaper must demonstrate that it has no paid internships in the areas of design (print and/or digital), information graphics, or photography/videography. Interested students must submit an application that includes a cover letter, resume, 10-piece digital portfolio and letter of recommendation.
The deadline for applications from both students and newspapers is February 28, 2013.
To apply visit: http://tinyurl.com/b8ced5e

Ben Pirotte Featured

SND Foundation intern learns about specialization, the South and storms

Ben Pirotte is this year’s recipient of the SND Foundation Internship. This is the second year of a program that matches student candidates with publications that no longer can afford to offer paid internships for visual journalists. This is the first of an occasional series of updates on how his internship is progressing.

Live-streaming video of Syracuse Student Symposium 12:30-4 p.m. Feb. 3

Thanks for joining us for the 2012 Syracuse Student Symposium. We’ll have presentations by Jonathon Berlin, Richard Johnson and Adonis Durado today. You can watch all three presentations live on video here. You can also follow along and participate with our live blog. Send in your questions through Cover It Live or send them to @SND on Twitter. If you’re tweeting about the program, use #sndsyracuse in your tweets.

Syracuse speakers

International speakers for Syracuse Student Symposium

We have an excellent line-up of speakers and topics for the annual pre-judging workshop in Syracuse sponsored by the Society for News Design Foundation. Jonathon Berlin of the Chicago Tribune, Richard Johnson of the National Post and Adonis Durado of the Times of Oman and and Al Shabiba will all present. We’ll also have critiques of student work and an awesome door prize: one free professional registration to the SND annual workshop in Cleveland, Ohio Oct. 11-13.

Two meetups in two cities — all for one great cause

Going to ONA11 in Boston (Sept. 22-24) or SNDSTL in St. Louis (Sept. 29-Oct. 2)? We’ve got a couple of must-go parties for you. Both gatherings raise money for the SND Foundation, which provides training for journalists, student travel grants, internships, university scholarships and more. Sign up today!

In Boston, the [email protected] Meetup will be on Friday night (Sept. 23) at the Back Bay Social Club from 5-8. If you went last year in D.C., you know this is a great gathering with lots of fun networking and socializing.
In St. Louis, the SND Foundation’s Trivia Night fundraiser on Friday night (Sept. 30) will offer a local and fun way to interact with your design brothers and sisters while showing off your ninja-like knowledge.

Apply for 2011 SNDF student travel grants, annual scholarship

The Society for News Design Foundation announces two opportunities for students to apply for funding of their education — travel grants to the St. Louis workshop and the SNDF Scholarship. St. Louis workshop travel grants SNDF offers students grants to help them attend the Annual Workshop and Exhibition in St. Louis on Sept. 29-Oct. 1. […]