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J.D. Crowe shifts from staff cartoonist to chain cartoonist

J.D. Crowe, the editorial cartoonist for the Mobile Press-Register (AL), has a new job. Yesterday the The Birmingham News, Mobile Press-Register, The Huntsville Times, The Mississippi Press dropped to a three times a week printing schedule. Luckily J.D. will be able to continue drawing political cartoons, but his scope has changed a bit as he is now the cartoonist for the newspaper chain instead of just the Mobile-Register.

From his blog:

I’ll continue to cover my home turf at the Press-Register in Lower Alabama and the Gulf Coast. But I’ll also keep an eye on Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Tuscaloosa and Auburn. Football is a state issue, right? Roll Eagle Roll.

Mississippi and New Orleans are also in da house. We’re neighbors and Saints fans down here. Especially when there’s a hurricane, an oil spill, a Super Bowl or a scandal.

Sounds like a lot of work, unless you have a real job. I’m looking at you, U.S. military, small business owners, farmers, factory workers, teachers, moms, shrimpers, oystermen, NFL referees and apologists for state legislators.

Community Comments

#1 Steve Greenberg
@ 11:17 am

J.D. is super talented, and I’m glad to hear he’s surviving his company’s harsh cuts. Drawing for the chain is a good opportunity… it’s not unlike David Horsey switching to draw for Hearst newspapers when his Seattle Post-Intelligencer was about to stop printing.

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