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Dan Zedek

Dan Zedek is Professor of the Practice at Northeastern’s School of Journalism. He heads a design studio specializing in content-driven design and strategy. As creative director of The Boston Globe and, he led the print and digital design, news development, data visualization, and infographics teams, building an award-winning visual brand. The Society for News Design named “The World’s Best Designed News Site” at launch in 2012. Prior to the Globe, he was a designer or art director at numerous local and national publications including Natural Health, Seattle Weekly, The Dallas Observer, Parenting, Guitar World, and the Village Voice.



Research Focus

  • Design
  • Journalism


  • B.A., History and Philosophy, Columbia University