All posts tagged Media General

Production hubs and newspaper redesigns: Project management advice

In the last few years, the bulk of my consulting work has come from redesign projects for newspaper “hubs,” or centralized staffing centers where shared templates (with, perhaps, a controlled amount of customization) allow for streamlined production. First off was a shared design created for the three large “metro” newspapers of Media General, in Tampa, […]

Warren Buffett’s good taste in community news, dynamic design

Maybe Warren Buffett knows the value of good design, as well as solid local community news? Link via the image above or here to review an inspiring portfolio of the Media General dailies and weeklies acquired this week by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. The papers (whose redesign I directed in 2010-2011) sport solid, inviting and often […]

Virginia community newspapers redesign: A success story

[Lynchburg, VA] Great news to end the year with: Our relaunch of a new shared design for a number of smaller community newspapers produced from Media General’s editing center here has been an instant success. In the words of Managing Editor Jason Snyder: “The redesign has gone great so far. It’s been the easiest of […]

Tampa Tribune shines
in Redesign, Week One

Following are live pages from Day 2 of the Tampa Tribune’s redesign. (More on the jump.) Click twice on the image to access a larger view of each page. (Link to previous blog post that examines the project in detail.) For additional pages from the first two weeks of the redesign launch, visit this Flickr […]

Tampa Tribune unveils design, content changes today

Today’s front page launches the new look. Click image twice to view entire page. Update: See an expanded gallery of page design images from the first two weeks of the redesign. [TAMPA, Oct. 12, 2010] The Tampa Tribune debuts some new design elements and added content today (Oct. 12, 2010). Media General hired me in […]