SND 34 is live from Syracuse

The 34th Edition of the Society for News Design’s Best of News Design competition is under way!

A group of 22 visual journalism experts from around the world have gathered here on the campus of Syracuse University to judge more than 9,300 entries over the next three days. 34th Edition coordinator Melissa Angle has given the judges their initial instructions and the groups have already started their work.

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: 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 […]

What to expect at the Best of News Design judging

On Friday, a bevy of visual journalists will come to Syracuse University to help with the Society for News Design’s annual creative competition. Some will judge the competition, but many students and professionals will help as “facilitators.” It’s a tough job, but one that comes with incredible learning opportunities and gives everyone involved a wealth of inspiration. Last year we asked judging veteran Andrea Zagata to write this guide for first-time facilitators. She’s coming back, and so is this post, because it’s full of common-sense tips on what to pack — and what to expect — if you are also coming to SND34. Even if you aren’t coming, she gives great insight into the type of things that go on over this weekend.

Also, check all weekend and Monday for live coverage of both the Best of News Design and the World’s Best Newspaper competitions. For the first time, both competitions will be judged simultaneously.

Angle named 34th edition coordinator; Smith to chair 35th

After the regular updates were given about how this year’s competition is proceeding, and instructions were given for the afternoon, we were treated to a bit of breaking news during today’s lunch break. SND competition director C. Marshall Matlock announced that Melissa Angle will be the coordinator for the Society’s 34th edition in 2013. He […]