The Danish Magazine, “Journalisten”, has focused on the value of good graphic design in a recent article. The article has examples of good news design from DR and Kristeligt Dagblad and do also focus on the importance of skilled graphic artists. You can read the article (only in Danish) here: https://journalisten.dk/tingene-er-ikke-gjort-ved-at-man-bare-ansaetter-en-grafiker-eller-en-journalist/
Rickard Frank Studio AB, Stockholm, has been nominated in Svenska Designpriset in the Identity-categori for cover of “Frank Fisherman’s Smock”. The entry is among others competing with nominations from IKEA and Nationalmuseum Wayfinding. SEE more at: http://www.designpriset.se/rostning.php
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