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David Kordalski

Crain's Cleveland Business
Creative Director
Cleveland, Ohio
Visual journalist for more than thirty (!) years; spare time is filled as an indoor softball warrior, sometime sailor, avid woodworker and bonsai enthusiast. SND President in 2014.

Formerly the AME/Visuals of The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, the AME of Design & Graphics for The Detroit News, the design and graphics director of the Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, and head of graphics, design and photography at the South Bend (Indiana) Tribune.

During his tenure at The Plain Dealer, the paper racked up well over 500 SND awards, in virtually every category. He’s most proud of two professional honors: Receiving the Ball State Anton Majeri Award for Innovation and Leadership in Visual Journalism and being a part of SND Best In Show honors as the editor and designer of a series of groundbreaking illustrated columns by The Plain Dealer’s Andrea Levy.

Find him on twitter @kord or on Instagram @kord440