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Mike Turner
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Adobe Indesign Newspaper Templates

Digital Asset Published 5/28/18 Last updated on 5/22/19

Here are 5 different newspaper templates made with Adobe Indesign. They are all A4 in size and are have been created utilising Paragraph, Character and Object styles, so everything is easy to modify. These files could be used across all curriculum areas.

* (Updated 23rd May 2019) Thanks to everyone who has downloaded these files and for all the constructive feedback - especially Donna :)

I created these a while ago when I first started using Indesign so they were not created using best practice. I have now updated them in regards to changing the character styles to paragraph styles, better aligned some of the objects and also created a template version and an IDML version of each file, so early users of Indesign should be able to open them. All fonts used are generic system fonts so should not be a problem.

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GHOBRINI Mourad

Posted on 6/5/19 10:15:04 AM Permalink

Your different newspaper templatesare are a good example to start the layout with Indesign, thank you

William Cortez

Posted on 5/28/19 6:10:56 AM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing. Your five different newspaper templates made with Adobe Indesign are used in our school's newspaper layout with minor adjustments.

Dr Aminu Hamajoda

Posted on 5/23/19 10:52:07 AM Permalink

Now with the IDML files I can open the templates with my old good CS4. Useful for teaching layout, and experimenting with placing text and graphic frames. I will use it in my class, thanks.​

Renee Agnew

Posted on 5/23/19 1:34:54 AM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing your resource. :)

Jairo Henriquez Rivera

Posted on 5/22/19 10:24:23 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing! Greetings from Costa Rica

Catherine Zhai

Posted on 5/22/19 9:46:01 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing!

jyothika persadh

Posted on 5/22/19 9:42:34 PM Permalink

Thanks, rather helpful​

Donna Oxley

Posted on 5/22/19 1:58:35 PM Permalink

Hope you don't mind a bit of constructive criticism - but these are saved as InDesign documents NOT templates. You have not packaged them so the fonts are missing and if you had you could also have included .idml files so those people using older versions of inDesign could use them. You have not set up any grid lines on the master pages so the alignment of the text frames on the document pages is a bit random. You have used character styles where you should have used paragraph styles. I am an Adobe Certified Expert and Design Master and Adobe Certified Instructor with over 35 years 'real world' experience.

Mike Turner

Posted on 5/23/19 1:57:38 AM Permalink

I definitely don't mind constructive criticism. ​Thanks for taking the time to make them. I made these a few years ago when I was just starting out in Indesign so definitely didn't fully understand styles etc. I've updated the files as per your recommendations. Thanks again.

Dr Aminu Hamajoda

Posted on 5/22/19 12:01:40 PM Permalink

my InDesign 4 cannot open the templates​

Stephanie Eggers

Posted on 5/22/19 11:27:53 AM Permalink

​Thank you so much! Templates increase the learning when students can see a design to follow.

Darshani Persadh

Posted on 5/19/19 7:51:01 PM Permalink

Thank you for sharing.

Kelli Aldridge

Posted on 4/23/19 6:45:47 AM Permalink

​Thankyou, awesome!

Jason Reagin

Posted on 4/9/19 11:27:39 PM Permalink

​This is such a useful resource for teachers! Thank you so much for sharing!

Joshua Irwin

Posted on 4/3/19 4:14:30 AM Permalink

​Thank you for making this!

Carly Manhart

Posted on 3/30/19 6:23:10 AM Permalink

​These are cool! Thanks!

Gölge Adam

Posted on 3/28/19 7:24:13 PM Permalink

​Thanks a lot!

Aliyah Hannah Remoroza

Posted on 3/22/19 1:53:07 AM Permalink

​Thanks so much for the templates!

Ali Imam Reza

Posted on 3/20/19 2:43:48 PM Permalink

​thanks

oscar colmenarez

Posted on 3/17/19 9:03:09 PM Permalink

Thanks for the templates!


B Domain

Posted on 3/14/19 8:15:34 PM Permalink

Thanks for the templates! ​

Jo Annz

Posted on 3/12/19 11:29:20 AM Permalink

​Thank you. i'm gonna use your template on my school projects. thanks a lot.

Jimmy Wardlaw, Jr.

Posted on 2/1/19 10:03:26 AM Permalink

​Thanks for these … this is great!

Oscar Alejandro Oñate Hernández

Posted on 1/22/19 4:03:45 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing. I appreciate it.

Heherson Robleza

Posted on 1/14/19 10:40:30 AM Permalink

​thanks for sharing! this would be a great help for my students in my upcoming topic.

Ayman Raafat

Posted on 12/9/18 11:32:26 AM Permalink

thanks for sharing

Julie Barnett

Posted on 10/18/18 6:54:47 PM Permalink

Thanks for sharing and the templates are just want my beginning students are needing.​

Dr. Tarek Bahaa El Deen

Posted on 9/19/18 4:54:10 PM Permalink

​Hi Mike

I appreciate your work

it's very helpful resource

thank you for sharing