The Society for News Design extends its gratitude to the sponsors of SND San Francisco for helping build the future of visual journalism.
Alley Interactive is the premier digital agency for media and non-profit organizations, offering a full suite of services including web development, design, product, and content strategy solutions. Our team of experienced strategists, researchers, designers, and developers tackle complex challenges for top publishers like the New York Post, Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, POLITICO EU and The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
Code and Theory
Code and Theory is a digital-first creative agency that creates products, content and campaigns for leading companies and brands. With offices across San Francisco, New York and London, Code and Theory has redefined media platforms for clients including Bloomberg, The Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Times, NBC Olympics, the BBC, Vogue and Mashable.
Commercial Type is a type foundry based in New York and London with a growing library of both interesting and functional typefaces for use in print and on screen. The company is a joint venture between Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz, who have collaborated since 2004 on various typeface projects, most notably the award winning Guardian Egyptian. The company publishes retail fonts developed by Barnes and Schwartz, their staff, and outside collaborators. Commercial Type has also created custom typefaces for publications and companies around the world, including The Guardian, Helsingin Sanomat, The McClatchy Company, Bloomberg Businessweek, Esquire, and T, the New York Times Style Magazine.
GateHouse Media’s Center for News and Design in Austin is the hub for centralized page design, editing, content development, newsroom support services and digital publishing for GateHouse newspapers. The Center is actively hiring for newly-created positions. We are a creative services organization fostering innovation, operational excellence and accountability that provides media and marketing companies with best-in-class content, design and marketing solutions. While the CND serves more than 200 GateHouse newspapers today, we continue to grow and bring on more publications’ design responsibilities. Add in a growing number of commercial clients for print as well as in-house digital services, niche and special sections, pagination pages and community publishing, and you can see the Center for News & Design and Austin are desirable destinations.
Hoefler & Co.
For 25 years, Hoefler & Co. has helped the world’s foremost publications, corporations, and institutions develop unique voices through typography. Our body of work includes some of the world’s most famous designs, and consists of over 1,000 typefaces for print, web, and mobile applications.
John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships
The JSK Journalism Fellowships foster journalistic innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Since 1966, more than 900 people from all over the world have joined a community of Knight Fellows at Stanford. Journalism is changing rapidly and we support fellows and partners as they push journalism’s evolution. We’re excited about new models, tools, and approaches that make better experiences for readers, reporters, and newsrooms.
Maps4News is a unique cloud-based, time-saving technology ideal for print, web and mobile news publishers. We specialize in producing very accurate interactive and static maps with more format options than other mapping platforms—clean JS code for inline or iframe; layered EPS and SVG; plus .png, .jpg and others for fast deadline-driven locator maps. We empower newsrooms to make consistently great-looking maps with styling and branding options—without navigating complex software or having extensive design skills. And we integrate with other platforms for a complete infographic solution.
Northwestern University Knight Lab
Northwestern University Knight Lab is a community of designers, developers, students, and educators working on experiments designed to push journalism into new spaces. The Lab provides an open, collaborative environment for interdisciplinary exploration and conversation, where students and professionals learn together and from one another. In short, we’re energized by hard questions worth answering; we believe in the process as much as the product. The end result is an innovative suite of open-source, adaptable, lightweight and future-friendly tools for media makers and consumers.
Rare is one of the fastest-growing sites in the United States. Boasting 40 million monthly visits and dubbed “America’s News Feed,” Rare leverages social media to cover national news, politics, culture, and more, driving conversation by delivering the buzzworthy content Americans like to share.
Reynolds Journalism Institute
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute engages media professionals, scholars and other citizens in programs aimed at strengthening journalism in the service of democracy. Headquartered at the University of Missouri, RJI generates and tests new techniques and new thinking that promise to improve journalism.