Awards

SND harvest 2016-2017

Few days ago the Society for News Design release the final results of a new cycle of recognition of the best in digital and print design for News all over the world, newsrooms from the five continents celebrates the new year with the ceremony of selection to get the best of the latest year… how exciting months!

This is my harvest of awards at the SND edition 38, I guess reflects a year of changes between two newsrooms like a split of me:

The digital awards

The first results of the SND are the digital works. This time a Silver Medal was awarded to my project “Memoria Robada” from my former work-team at La Nacion -Costa Rica-, the story was planed to show a visual report of the stolen heritage of Costa Rica.

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SND38 Silver medal, La Nacion -Costa Rica-. Launch the feature here.

The next four projects are the result of my first months at the new home here in Hong Kong working in the South China Morning Post at the graphics team. There are The Global Rule of Law, The Hong Kong Aging Population, Bolts from the Blue and USAsian Vote. All four with awards of excellence.

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The Print results

Is nice to have some awarded graphics in this category because my work is not focused in print. On 2016 I make about 6 versions of my digital project in to a print version, “Moving out” was a breaking news project about the Brexit, that project collects two awards of excellence.

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Moving Out

Combination print-digital

I got two awards in this category, the first one for a project about an intense lightening night here in Hong Kong, and the second for the explanation of the China´s Cities organization in which I made the digital version and Marcelo Duhalde the print one.

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Lightening project on print version

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Lightening project on digital version

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China City Tiers, digital version.

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SND Digital Awards

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Two of our digital works published at nacion.com wins an Award Of Excellence in the 2015 edition of the contest. The first one is the project in celebration of the “75th anniversary of the National Symphonic Orchestra” the design and development of this projects set a starting point to the trends of our unit.

The second project awarded this February in Washington D.C. was the “Birth of a Century“, I was invited to work in this project for the unit of Data from La Nación, and I have the fortune of the collaboration of the development unit as the artist Augusto Ramírez.

I have to say that I’m very very happy to get this awards of the Society for News Design in his digital contest, but this is a team work, and I must say thanks to my partners in the infographics unit, the Data Team of LN, the Development area, my Editors, and many many people who supports me last year.

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News Data App of the Year

The web app lets citizens find out the average monthly salary someone with their profile can receive in Costa Rica’s job market.

The web app lets citizens find out the average monthly salary someone with their profile can receive in Costa Rica’s job market.

We were awarded last June 17, the recognition of the best news application data through the work of “Does school pay off? How much?” http://bit.ly/1FTtpjH recognition was given in the category of News Data App of the year for small newsroom here is the details.

Alejandro Fernandez from El Financiero was the project manager. In the area of specialized design of GN we welcomed the project in the design phase, and the development department GN concrete it. Today with them, we celebrated the triumph of this web app in the summit of GEN2015. Here the details published regarding: http://bit.ly/1L2U69p

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Malofiej 23, The Pulitzer awards of information graphics

Today the 23rd edition of Malofiej ended, the jury of the International Infographics Awards, organized by SND-E, gave medals for the best in graphics of the 2014. A great honor for us in GN Medios has been awarded with two silver medals, one for the special of the 75th Batman anniversary in print categories, and an other for the Market of Soccer players data visualisation of online graphics category. Congrats for all my visual team at GN Medios.

The Bat cave, Special information graphics in poster format.

The Bat cave, Special information graphics in poster format.

Soccer players transfers  in Costa Rica

Special mini-site: Soccer players transfers in Costa Rica / La Nación.

Visit the special awarded site here: 

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SND 36th print awards

Yesterday the Society for News Design (SND) announces on his site the full list of winners of the 36th edition in print categories. The visual team of GN Medios gets 10 awards of excellence, 5 of these for the department of information graphics. Some of these works includes: the World Cup Brazil 2014 coverage, Special posters as the collection of the Human Body  and the Batman 75th anniversary.

Graphic coverage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. La Nación 2014.  Staff  / Infographics Dep.

Graphic coverage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. La Nación 2014. Marco Hernández and Manuel Canales.

Graphic coverage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. La Nación 2014.  Staff  / Infographics Dep.

Graphic coverage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. La Nación 2014. Daniel Solano and Johan Umaña.

Graphic coverage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. La Nación 2014.  Staff  / Infographics Dep.

Graphic coverage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. La Nación 2014. Staff / Infographics Dept.

The collection of posters of the Human Body.

The collection of posters of the Human Body. Staff / infographics Dept.

The Bat cave, Special information graphics in poster format.

The Bat cave, Special information graphics in poster format. Carlos Fonseca, Manuel Canales and Dan Mora.

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36th SND Digital Award

The Society for News Design announces an award of excellence for the dataviz project “Fichajes del torneo de invierno 2014 en Costa Rica”   The competition was held the weekend of February 20 at the Ball State University Indianapolis Center, and receive about 900 entries from all the news media in the world. It is really a pleasure share this news, this because in Latinamerica just two media has been recognized for digital works.

Here is the full list of SND Digital recognitions:

http://www.snd.org/2015/03/winners-list-2014-best-of-digital-design-competition/

Also, here’s the link of the awarded work:

http://www.nacion.com/LNCSPC20140829_0001/HTML/index.html

Also this work was featured here in mhinfographics as part of my digital portfolio late in 2014:

https://mhinfographics.com/2014/09/30/el-tejido-del-futbol-en-costa-rica/

Especial de fichajes del fútbol de primera división de Costa Rica. // La Nación, 2014.

Especial de fichajes del fútbol de primera división de Costa Rica. // La Nación, 2014.

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Bienal de Diseño Iberoamericano 2014

Nuestro trabajo será incluido en el catálogo de la Bienal de Diseño Iberoamericano http://www.bid-dimad.org muy feliz por recibir un nuevo premio internacional por nuestro trabajo en diseño interactivo, en este caso para el proyecto del X-Air Challenge Puntarenas 2013 http://bit.ly/1fxL7yg un honor representar a Costa Rica en el catálogo que se mostrará en la siguiente edición http://bit.ly/1uKwSKs esperamos que aquí en GN Medios podamos seguir cosechando estos logros a nombre de nuestro país.

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