Today I am so pleased to share my latest project — a complete re-design of The Cordova Times. When the editor of The Cordova Times bought her own newspaper in August I shot her an email wishing good luck. But I never expected three months later I would be staying up all night putting the finishing touches on the re-launch of the newspaper complete with a new look.
In the process leading up to the redesign we talked a lot about the tight-knit community of Cordova and what it wanted out of it’s newspaper. Even though it’s a small weekly tab, we decided to create faux section fronts for Schools, Fisheries and Lifestyles. As well as a weekly standing doubletruck called Around Town. The whole paper is big on local content and big on advertising too, for a publication of it’s scale. The community really stepped up and told the editor, “we want our paper to survive, how can we help.” It re-invigorated my faith in the future of journalism. Local, local, local.