2019 Best Designed Student Newspaper

Each newsroom works together to produce content. When strong ethical journalism marries strong visual storytelling, magic happens. To recognize the outstanding publications across the country, please upload or send URLs for three issues of your newspaper, from between February 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019.

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February 28, 2019

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All currently enrolled college students may enter. Entries must be electronically submitted February 28, 2019 by 11:59 p.m.


See category descriptions for rules on submitting items in each category. There are no divisions regarding school size, circulation, etc. Entries will be judged by a panel of design professionals.


Each entry costs $10. Payment via credit card must be made at the time of entry.


Winners will receive award certificates and works will be displayed online and listed in the SND “Best of News Design” annual book. Judges may decide to give no awards in a category.

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