Steve Dorsey was the VP/innovation at the Austin American-Statesman where he worked on product development and project planning. Dorsey came from the Detroit Media Partnership where he was VP for R+D, after working in many roles in the Detroit Free Press newsroom, culminating as the deputy managing editor/presentation. He has held numerous positions within the society for News Design, he was a Lifetime Achievement honoree, past president, co-chair for two annual workshops, competition judge numerous times, longtime board members, and editor of Design Journal. Dorsey was a newsroom leader at the Lexington Herald-Leader, named one of the SND’s World’s Best-Designed in 1998. Before that, he worked at the York Daily Record and the Syracuse Newspapers.