By Maci Best
Fenton HS
1st Place Division 3, News Design
News Page/Spread


  • Most important story is in top half of page
  • Graphic devices, if used, contribute to overall impact of page
  • Design reflects effective graphic style, personality of publication
  • Strong visual center of interest
  • Consistent use of headline styles/typefaces
  • Strong visual center of interest
  • Content covers appropriate, timely issues/topics
  • Stories written in sound, journalistic style
  • Headlines get smaller as they go down the page