Douglas Okasaki, past-president to the Society for News Design, has been appointed ad the SND Board as the Director of International Relations.
The Society for News Design (SND), that advances visual journalism around the world, is looking for an executive director to lead and grow the organization into the next era as it celebrates its 40th anniversary. In this critical role, we’re looking for a leader with vision, empathy and drive.
You can read more here: https://www.snd.org/2019/08/snd-seeks-executive-director-job/
The campain “Land of Free Press”, Helsinkin Sanomat launched in 2018 just before the summit in Helsinki between President Trump and President Putin was awarded silver in the Cannes Lion competition held in Cannes 18. Juni 2019.
Earlier this year the campain was awarded Gold at the SNDS Best News Design Scandinavia 2019
You can read more about the campain here https://lovethework.com/campaigns/5926
Jeanette Gustafsdotter CEO at TU-medier in Sweden has been named “Årets MediaAmazon 2019″. In the nomination it says that” when the journalism is threatened Jeanette Gustafsdotter reacts”. The award has been given for ten years in a row .
You can read more (in Swedish) here: arets-mediaamazon-2019
The editorial department of Fyens Stiftstidende in Odense was awarded gold for a frontpage at Danske Mediers annual competition Best News Design 2019. The paper was awarded for at frontpage remembering the late singger Kim Larsen the day after his death. The frontpage was made by Ida Simmelholt, Sander S. Astrup, Martin Seymour og Vibeke Volder.
Egiht Danish Media Houses did send entries to the competition. You can see and read (in Danish) who got gold, silver and bronze here: Vindere danske medier
The winners in Best of News Design Scandinavia
Here at this link you’ll find the list of the winners in Best of News Design Scandinavia 2019.
The jury behind the Danish designprize “Anders Bording-prisen” has nominated three professional journals for the Mediaprize. The nominated are : Kirke.dk, the magazine “Tandlægebladet” and the magazine “Ergoterapeuten”.
The winner will be published at Copenhagen Rådhus June 21. You can read more here: Bordingprisen
Two Norwegian newspapers were awarded at the competition European Newspaper Award in Vienna in Austria. In the category Local newspaper Sunnhordland was named European Newspaper of the Year, and in the category Regional Newspaper Adresseavisen was named European Newspaper of the Year.
Danish Politiken was awarded ” Judges‘ Special Recognition
Also a number Danish, Swedish and Finnish media houses was awarded in different categories: All the winners here
NRK was the big winner when the Norwegian publishers Mediebedrifternes Landsforening heldt the annual Award Show. NRK won the title “Årets Mediehus” while The magazin of the Year wan won by GODT and the the winner of innovation was Aller Media/Scandinavia Online Sol Voice.
You can read all about the winners here: https://www.mediebedriftene.no/artikler/2019/nrk-er-arets-mediehus
Deputy Editor, Metro, New York Times, Meghan Louttit, will be speaking at the Mini Confernce June 4. Meghan Louttit has been working at the New York Times for several years. She is working to reorganize the Metro section. Before she has been working at the Digital News Design team, which is responsible for art directing, designing and building out innovative and visually driven stories.