First place – Stephanie Cope and Becky Rother, Ball State University/Ball State Daily News
Second place – Meredith Purcell, University of Missouri/Vox Magazine
Honorable mention – Matt Vasilogambros, Drake University/The Times-Delphic
Redesign has to be more than a change in typography, has to be more than just a change on the cover, Redesign needs to rethink service to readers, must rethink everything. Examine how reader interfaces with the newspaper or magazine. Reconsider the function and what you have to design as well.
Ball State Daily News – One judge doesn’t like that they jump pages in such a small paper.
The Times-Delphic redesign doesn’t go far enough but is a jump further. Judges would have liked to have seen a more discernible change in the section flags.