As the Editor-in-Chief of the 2016 and 2017 Elon University yearbook, I had a variety of responsibilities, one of which required critiquing staff member designs and designing page layouts. Below are two examples from the 2017 yearbook “You Are Here.”
The 2017 yearbook “You Are Here” won Best-of-Show at the 2018 North Carolina College Media Association Conference and took two of the top design awards for its inside spreads.
ELON BASEBALL SPREAD
ELON INTRAMURAL SPREAD
In the spring of 2015, I took an Editing and Design class where students were responsible for creating headlines, subheads, and cutlines for a variety of stories and laying them out on pages with story length requirements and photos. Here is an example of a front page layout incorporating a handful of newspaper elements.