Inspiration & Design

I followed several local and national newspapers over the course of a week, and was truly inspired by some of the smaller papers’ efforts at designing a small-town paper. Here are several links to examples of great, small-town paper designs, in my opinion:

Georgia Telegraph

Indiana Elkhart Truth

Ohio Gazette

Texas Monitor

Virginia Free Lance Star

Washington Seattle Times

Linked below are a couple newspaper designs inspired by these layouts that I did for my advanced editing class. As you’ll see, my layouts are a collection of all my favorite design aspects from all of the pages shown above:

First Front Page

Second Front Page

This is another example of a newspaper design I did for class for a story on Washington D.C. same-sex marriage licenses:

If I were to promote this story online, I’d use the following refers:

Blurb Refer

Home Refer

Tweet Refer


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