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Jim McCloskey leaves the News Leader for Mississippi

News Leader editorial cartoonist Jim McCloskey is leaving his post in Staunton, VA where he has spent 23 years as their editorial cartoonist and ad salesman. He is taking a similar position at the Sun-Herald in Gulfport, MS.

Community Comments

#1 John Rose
@ 12:12 pm

We will miss you in the Shenandoah Valley, Jim! Best wishes in Mississippi!

#2 Milt Priggee
@ 5:13 pm

Well, so much for unique, compelling, LOCAL content that you can’t get from any other source……

#3 Steve Artley
@ 7:45 pm

Congratulations, Jim. After 23 years in Virginia, it’ll be an adjustment. The Sun-Herald is a big winner in this deal. Best of luck.

#4 Steve Greenberg
@ 6:08 pm

In this era of editorial cartoonists having no place to jump to among newspapers, it’s rather gratifying to see that Jim is able to do just that.

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