Scripps Howard Foundation has announced it’s National Journalism awards including the Charles M. Schulz award for best college cartoonist. This years honor goes to Russell Gottwaldt.
Russell Gottwaldt, F Newsmagazine, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, receives $10,000 and the Charles M. Schulz award.
Gottwaldt is experimenting with writing and drawing a multi-paged editorial comic, featuring off-beat humor mixed with sophisticated social commentary. His work has alternative appeal, but is still accessible to the mainstream reader. Judges said that his work represents where the cartoon industry is going while building on where it?s been. Finalists: Terrence L. Nowicki Jr., Western Washington University, and Nate Robinson, University of Washington.