Missouri Journalism Students Win 13 Student Society for News Design Awards

Top Finishers Include Vox Magazine Special Section, Columbia Missourian Page and Cover Designs

By Rebecca Dell

Columbia, Mo. (April 21, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students won 13 awards in the 2015 College News Design Contest.

Mini-Site/Special Section of News Site
Ciera Velarde took first place for Vox Magazine in the category of Mini-Site/Special Section of News Site.

The juried contest is hosted by the Missouri Student Society of News Design and co-sponsored by the Society for News Design, an international organization for visual communication professionals. This year marks the first year SSND was hosted at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. College newspapers, magazines and news sites from around the world submitted almost 300 entries.

First Place

Mini-Site/Special Section of News Site
Vox Magazine, Ciera Velarde

Newspaper Cover Design
Roselyn Adams took first place in the category of Newspaper Cover Design.

Newspaper Cover Design
Roselyn Adams

Newspaper Page Design
Columbia Missourian Staff

Second Place

Designer of the Year
Tracee Tibbitts

Multi-Page Features
Roselyn Adams

Third Place

Multi-Page Features
Allison Lewis

Newspaper Page Design
Columbia Missourian staff took first place for Newspaper Page Design.

Photo Story
Columbia Missourian Staff

Magazine Cover
Lyndsay Pierce

Honorable Mentions

Sports Feature
Lihua Yu

Newspaper Cover Design
Columbia Missourian Staff

Designer of the Year
Tracee Tibbitts took second place in the category of Designer of the Year.

Photo Story
Roselyn Adams

Mini-Site/Special Section of News Site
Vox Magazine, Atiya Abbas

News Products on Other Digital Platforms
Vox iPad

Ying Wu is the faculty adviser for School’s SSND chapter.

This year’s contest judges were Dan Zedek, assistant managing editor for design at The Boston Globe; Lee Steele, president of SND and presentation editor/columnist for the Hearst Corporation; Marianne Seregi, magazine art director at The Washington Post; Seth Hamblin, deputy global visual editor at WSJ.com and The Wall Street Journal; Juan Velasco, co-founder and creative director of 5W Infographics and former art director at National Geographic magazine; and Mike Swartz, partner at Upstatement.

Updated: August 15, 2019

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