Awards of Excellence in The Society for News Design’s 39th design competition

Daniel Marsula, art director, and Steph Chambers, staff photographer, have been recognized with Awards of Excellence in The Society for News Design’s 39th design competition.  The contest was held at the St. Petersburg Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Florida, Feb. 24-26.

The competition includes entries from magazines and general circulation newspapers from around the world. There were nearly 10,000 international submissions for this year’s competition.

The Award of Excellence is granted “for truly excellent work, going beyond mere technical or aesthetic competency.” Dan and Steph’s winning entries will appear in the annual “The Best of News Design,” published later this year.

Here are a list of the Post-Gazette awards:

  • Award of Excellence: Illustration Individual Portfolio of Work, Daniel Marsula
  • Award of Excellence: Illustration Opinion/Color, “We didn’t lose the war on drugs; we surrendered,”  Daniel Marsula
  • Award of Excellence:  Illustration Opinion/Color “The brutality of a male’s libido,”  Daniel Marsula
  • Award of Excellence: Illustration Opinion/Color “Dangerously dependent,” Daniel Marsula
  • Award of Excellence: Photography [Single Photos] General News (planned) “Second-grader Imogen Nowak cries in the arms of her father,”  Steph Chambers

 

Award of Excellence: Illustration Individual Portfolio of Work, Daniel Marsula

 

 

Award of Excellence:  Illustration Opinion/Color “The brutality of a male’s libido,”  Daniel Marsula

 

 

Award of Excellence: Illustration Individual Portfolio of Work, Daniel Marsula

Award of Excellence: Illustration Individual Portfolio of Work, Daniel Marsula


Award of Excellence: Illustration Opinion/Color “Dangerously dependent,” Daniel Marsula

Award of Excellence: Illustration Opinion/Color, “We didn’t lose the war on drugs, we surrendered,” Daniel Marsula

 

Second-grader Imogen Nowak cries in the arms of her father, United States Army Captain Erik Nowak, after he surprised her during an assembly for National Kindness Week on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Quaker Valley’s Osborne Elementary School in Sewickley. Captain Nowak has been in Qatar, Iraq, Kuwait, and Turkey since September of 2016. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)