Signe Wilkinson honored with RFK Memorial Award

The Daily News (Philadelphia, PA) editorial cartoonist Signe Wilkinson has been awarded this year’s Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Award for editorial cartooning. Regarding her cartoon, judges wrote her cartoons were

instrumental in moving the issue of violence in disadvantaged neighborhoods and schools to the top of the city’s agenda. Her cartoons offer a “steady drumbeat of funny, moving and shocking images”. The RFK Cartoon Judges write, “Her series attacking gun violence in Philadelphia spared no one and drew complaints from everyone- the hallmark of any good cartoonist”.