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Rick McKee wins United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award

Augusta Chronicle editorial cartoonist Rick McKee has been named as this year’s United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award winner. The prize comes with a nifty $10,000. Rick is the third American to win the award.

Congratulations, Rick!

Community Comments

#1 Nate Beeler
December/20/2013
@ 12:24 pm

Nice job, Rick!!!

#2 Ben Carlsen
December/20/2013
@ 12:26 pm

Nice. Cartoonist for my hometown newspaper for many years. Always enjoyed his work. Congrats!

#3 Brian Fairrington
December/20/2013
@ 1:25 pm

Hey congrats Rick!…btw- has a US cartoonist ever won before?

#4 Brian Fairrington
December/20/2013
@ 1:29 pm

“Augusta Chronicle editorial cartoonist Rick McKee has been named as this year?s United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award winner. The prize comes with a nifty $10,000. Rick is the third American to win the award.”

Nevermind. I guess I should learn to read the fine print.

#5 Michael Pohrer
December/20/2013
@ 2:47 pm

Congrats Rick. Great material.

#6 Joe Engesser
December/20/2013
@ 8:10 pm

Good job!

#7 Stephen Rustad
December/21/2013
@ 12:30 pm

McKee’s epitomizes the best sort of editorial cartoon. It conveys its message with brilliant simplicity. It’s well-drawn and emotionally evocative. And it’s funny! I’m in awe.

#8 Rick McKee
December/27/2013
@ 10:31 pm

Thanks for all the kind words everyone!

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