An Evening of Best of News Design

The Society for News Designs 37th Annual workshop in San Francisco wrapped up Saturday night with the Award Gala at the Holiday Inn – Golden Gateway. Here are a few scenes from the evening.

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SNDSF Attendees socialize during cocktail hour of the SND Awards Gala.

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Guests gather around the appetizer station during cocktail hour.
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Guests socialize and share drinks before the awards recognition.
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SNDSF attendees gather to share a drinks ands and discuss the last two days of the workshop.
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SND Secretary/Treasurer Tyson Evans of the New York Times chats with Diversity Director Ramla Mahmood of Vox Media.
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SNDSF Attendees socialize during cocktail hour of the SND Awards Gala.
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SNDSF Attendees socialize during cocktail hour of the SND Awards Gala.
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Keynote speaker, Kawandeep Virdee of Embedly, and Tyson Evans of the New York Times discuss visual journalism as the annual workshop winds down.
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SNDSF speaker David Leonard (center) of Code for America chats other attendees during cocktail hour of the SND Awards Gala.
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Guests socialize and share drinks before the awards recognition.
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Guests discuss the workshop before the awards recognition and send-off.
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Julie Elman (center) catches up with fellow SNDSF attendees at the SNDS Awards Gala on Saturday night.
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Fellow University of North Carolina students, and SNDSF volunteers, Kristi Walker (center) and Kiersten Schmidt (right) speak with other attendees at the SND Awards Gala.
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Guests socialize and share drinks before the awards recognition.
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Guests socialize as they await the awards recognition portion of the evening.
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SNDSF attendees listen to the presentations at the SND Awards Gala.
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Organizers of SNDSF pass the torch the organizers of next year’s workshop in Charlotte, North Carolina with a celebratory toast. Left to right: Jon Wile, Kyle Ellis, Paige Connor, Frank Mina, Elizabeth Burr and Steve Dorsey.