Dynamo professor, innovative newsroom and social media leader, Jen Reeves, will turbo-charge your skillset at SND STL

Our next dynamic speaker is a powerhouse of journalism education and runs one of the most innovative newsrooms in the nation regularly recognized by industry publications including the PBS Media Shift blog. She’s going to compress a semester of training with her turbo-charged Mizzou classes into 50 minutes for folks looking to get up to […]

Zite CEO & Washington Post’s Trove designer discuss designing personalized news experiences on tablet devices

Our next ground-breaking session couldn’t have been done 10, even 2 years ago: Designing Personalized Tablet News Nicolas Negroponte’s 1970s prophecy of “The Daily Me” is now here. Dozens of organizations from traditional media to start-ups are now creating unique, customized tablet news experiences that embrace the tablet as a personalized publishing platform. This session […]

Learn about “The Secret Ingredient of the Secret Ingredient” with Adonis Durado from The Times of Oman

Our next session will feature an internationally-renowned and innovative designer discussion strategies for visualizing and energizing readers’ interests: Visual Conceit: The Secret Ingredient of the Secret Ingredient Engage your reader. As visual journalist, we are told that this is the key to our survival. But this task is daunting, and is not simple as it may […]

The Poynter Institute’s Butch Ward leads a session on “Managing in White Water”

Bring your boss, or if you’re a boss, bring yourself to this inspirational and practical session about managing in these challenging times: Managing in White Water Helping the members of your staff do their best work is even more challenging in these uncertain times. That’s why, especially in times of great change, it’s important to […]

Poynter’s Sara Quinn teaches about “Photo Editing in the Digital Age” at SND St. Louis

Our next amazing teacher will help us navigate the challenges of working with visuals across many different platforms with: Photo Editing in the Digital Age How can we give great photojournalism the best possible play, regardless of platform? The foundations of photojournalism stand firm, even as technology changes and new devices appear on the horizon. […]

NPPA Business Blitz pre-conference workshop on freelancing at SND STL is open for registration now!

The National Press Photographer Association is partnering with SND STL and offering a pre-conference “Business Blitz” workshop on freelancing at the Renaissance Grand Hotel on Thursday, Sept. 29 in Ballroom D. It’ll be a ‘Ballroom Blitz‘ you could say. 😀 John Harrington and Craig Mitcheldryer are currently signed on as speakers with many more TBA. Registration […]

Lars Pryds shows how “In cold Scandinavia, magazines are hot” at SND STL

Our next speaker comes to us from the far north for a sizzling session: In cold Scandinavia, magazines are hot Newspapers are struggling to survive, cutting costs and staff – and it shows on the pages. Magazines seems to have more room for experiments, and visuals are part of the fight to get and keep […]

Learn brainstorming & creativity strategies with Carrie Gee, Nick Mrozowski, Emmet Smith at SND STL

Prepare to get inspired by some of the brightest design minds in the world when they converge on SND STL and share their secrets to developing brilliant visual concepts: Brainstorming & Creativity Strategies This session will discuss practical and inspirational strategies on how to brainstorm, especially on deadline and with limited resources. Presenters will discuss their […]

The Onion & Oklahoman join SND STL for a session on building HTML5-based apps

The next session will offer insight into emerging platforms that are allowing content organizations to design and code their applications for mobile, tablets and even TV! Building in HTML5 and Bypassing Native Apps Sometimes collectively referred to as “HTML5,” a set of new tools, frameworks and standards are emerging based on the new HTML5 language standard, which […]

Adios, Arial! New Tools for Taking Beautiful Typography From Print to Digital

The next session will offer insight into how news organizations can mirror (or at least get closer) to using similar typography in print and digital: Adios, Arial! New Tools for Taking Beautiful Typography From Print to Digital This session will discuss new tools available that are allowing organizations to mirror both their print and digital […]

WaPo’s Levi Chronister & NPR’s Danny DeBelius lead the web design & development workshop at SND STL

Our next announcement is for a turbo-charged, all-day pre-conference workshop on Web Design and Development featuring two leaders from NPR and The Washington Post. Space is limited and has already been selling so, bust a move and sign up for the Pre-Conference Web Design workshop here. Pre-Conference Web Design & Development Workshop Translate your design skills to […]

Successes, failures & what we’ve learned so far in mobile & tablet news

Our next session in partnership with the RJI Digital Publishing Alliance will feature leaders working in mobile and tablet news sharing their advice, experiences, successes and failures so far from the couple years in the space: One (+) year out: What we’ve learned so far about mobile and tablet news A frank and open moderated […]

“Tapworthy” author Josh Clark presents, “Touching News: The New Rules of Tablet Media” at SND STL

We’re ecstatic to announce that touch interaction design visionary Josh Clark will join us at SND STL to discuss interaction design principles for mobile and tablet devices: Touching News: The New Rules of Tablet Media Touch, tap, flick, and pinch the news. Touch interfaces, especially on tablets, hold the promise for entirely new media experiences that are both […]

Charles Apple inspires at SND St. Louis with “asdf sdkjafs headline goes here lsjjkadf sdf”

We’re excited to announce Charles Apple, *the* nexus of the universe for what’s going on in print design, journalism and the dearth of copy editors in modern media, will be joining us at SND STL. Btw, yes, the headline is a joke. Uh, so is any other grammar and spelling errors I make. ;D In all seriousness, he’ll be presenting an […]

Regina McCombs & Roger Fidler present a round up and new release of mobile & tablet research

Our next session, and first announcement from the RJI Digital Publishing Alliance partnership, will offer a plethora of data and research about mobile and tablet usage with two experts in the field. It’ll be the first session of the day-long mobile and tablet track, so make sure you grab a nutritious breakfast because we’re kickin’ […]

GOOD’s Alissa Walker discusses “City-Making: Journalism & Civic Engagement” at SND STL

Our next dynamic speaker, Alissa Walker, is a St. Louis native, USC Annenberg Getty Arts Journalism Fellow and writer for GOOD magazine. She’s going to discuss some of the interesting journalism projects she’s working on with GOOD LA: City-Making: Journalism and Civic Engagement As cities increase their focus on improving the urban environment, how can […]