Among the Non-Breaking Sports category, five packages from indystar.com were recognized by judges today. The finalists: Lucas Oil Stadium Debuts from indystar.com The race for Mr. October from usatoday.com Cortes de Troncos (Log Cutters) from hiru.com Architectural Monuments in a Reshaped Beijing from nytimes.com A Map of Olympic Medals from nytimes.com The Diver’s View from […]
Of only four student multimedia packages in the annual competition, two were judged to advance as finalists, both from UNC. The finalists: Andaman Rising from UNC-Chapel Hill Cape Fear To Down Here from UNC-Chapel Hill
SND judges have completed the Breaking Features category, which includes entertainment and lifestyle topics, and all three of this year’s entries were judged to stay in the competition. The finalists: 2009 Academy Awards from boston.com Autopista Eibar-Vitoria (New Highway Eibar-Vitoria) from eitb.com Jackson’s Billboard Rankings Over Time from nytimes.com
From seven quarterly winners in the Breaking sports category, two multimedia entries emerged as finalists. Each entry in breaking sports must cover a single subject. The finalists: How Lezak Won Gold in 4×100-Meter Relay from nytimes.com Bolt’s Record in the 100 Meters from nytimes.com
Multimedia and interactive projects continued their rapid evolution in 2008, becoming more central to the storytelling process in newsrooms of every size. It is these types of undertakings that underscore Jeff Jarvis’ proclamation: “The building block of journalism is no longer the article.” This year saw projects with incredible breath and depth, incorporating a spectrum […]
Voices of Sergio Goldenberg, Maria Ignacia Errazuriz and Lee Glynn, three judges in this year’s Best of Multimedia Design competition.
Category 5 is projects and presentations developed by a full-time student or students at the time of creation. Usually a rich array of entries comes out of the Student Presentations category, yet the 2007-08 award year yielded a large dropoff in submissions. Therefore, no finalists were honored. Competition administration is concerned about the lack of […]
This category (2A) requires that content be based on local, national, international and business news coverage. Each entry must cover a single subject, but multiple pages/elements are allowed. Doubt: Who Killed Michelle? Judges’ comments: Simple interface without being boring. Graphic style is appropriate and lends itself to the subject matter. The navigation is very effective […]
Voices of Joe Weiss, Barb Palser and Tracy Boyer, three judges in this year’s Best of Multimedia Design competition.
The SND Best of Multimedia judging process is both long and arduous. Our judges slave over their computers for eight hours each day for two days, experiencing every submission, delicately dissecting every detail and debating with one another over their favorites. But eight hours is a long time, so luckily, you too can experience the […]
This category (1A) requires that content is created on deadline in reaction to a breaking story. Five are from NYTimes.com, one from AP and one WashingtonPost.com. The Extent of the Fires Judges’ comments: Important information made graphically accessible. Good use of two navigation systems: the list of names and the slider for dates. The magnification […]
TRACY BOYER Tracy Boyer is an award-winning multimedia producer at The Roanoke Times and roanoke.com. Previously, she served as the UNC correspondent for CNN.com and interned with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Boyer graduated with a multimedia degree from UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication in May 2007. Her passions lie in travel and multimedia production […]
Breaking Sports (1B) yielded no finalists. This category requires content based on any element of breaking sports coverage.
SND The Best of Multimedia Design Competition Entries will be evaluated on writing, visual story telling, interactivity, use of multimedia (including graphics, photography, audio and video), structure and navigation, functionality, personalization, community tools, execution, innovation and overall design. CATEGORY 1: Breaking Presentation Content created on deadline in reaction to a breaking story. 1A: News Content […]
As news organizations strive to produce ever more multimedia while expending increasingly less effort, the immersive interactive graphic has become somewhat of an endangered species, crowded out by waves of audio slide shows and video clips. The reasons are pretty simple. It takes time and at least some programming talent to produce a truly interactive […]