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Edmund C. Arnold Society for News Design MSU Student Affiliate
305 Comm. Arts Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1212

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Entries were judged by SND Quick Course speakers at Michigan State University on Feb. 25.

dorseySteve Dorsey is the design and graphics director at the Detroit Free Press and a part-time design consultant. He is a member of the Knight Ridder Visual Journalism task force and is a popular speaker at conferences and workshops. He has been a member of the SND competition committee for seven years and was the contest coordinator for the 21st edition (publishing in fall 2000). Before Detroit, Steve spent time at the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader and the York (Pa.) Daily Record. He started newspapering during high school at The Norwich (N.Y.) Evening Sun, where he did everything—including delivering papers and emptying the trash.


kietaJoseph Kieta is presentation/visuals editor of the (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) Times Leader, where he is responsible for the newspaper's visual journalism, both design and photo. On Jan. 1 he and Deborah Withey, Knight Ridder's design consultant, launched a total redesign of the newspaper. Previously he was presentation editor of The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, Calif., where he oversaw a redesign of that newspaper on the 50-inch web. Prior to joining Knight Ridder, Kieta redesigned the Daily Telegram in Adrian, Mich.


sanchezRodrigo Sanchez is the art director of El Mundo in Madrid, Spain. During his eight years at the paper, he's designed several Sunday supplements like "Magazine" and "La Revista," the weekly "Metropoli," the teen supplement "La Luna" and the fashion and style supplement "M." Together with Carmelo Caderot, design director at El Mundo, he's been taking this newspaper and Spanish editorial design to the high levels of world recognition. He's won the top awards given by the Society of Publication Designers, Type Directors Club and SND.


stanoRandy Stano is the Knight Chair Professor and Associate Director of the Center for the Advancement of Modern Media at the School of Communication for the University of Miami. He is the current SND Quick Course Committee chair and a past-president of SND. He was the director of editorial art and design at The Miami Herald, and in 1993, The Herald won the Pulitzer Prize gold medal and SND Best of Show honors for its coverage of Hurricane Andrew. Stano has been the graphics art director of The Democrat and Chronicle (Rocherster, N.Y.). A design consultant, he recently redesigned the Prague Post and is now working with the staff of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on a redesign.


vazquezAnnette Vazquez has been the sports designer at the Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger since she joined the paper last month. Before that she was a news designer at the San Jose Mercury News where she designed A1, metro and special projects. She has also worked at the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey and The Detroit News. In 1995 she received an SND student travel grant to attend the Barcelona convention. She has won several SND awards in both sports and news categories. She's a 1996 graduate of Michigan State University's School of Journalism. GO SPARTANS!