Editorial Cartooning as a Career in 2018

Editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsey ponders his career choice in 2018.

Editorial cartoonist positions were already disappearing because of the swing of accountants’ axes. Losing one because the cartoonist was too critical of a person in power is particularly chilling.

I’ll be honest, it’s unnerving. Change is scary. There are days when I wake up with fear in my gut. It’s easy to be crippled by that fear. Instead, I put my nose down and get busy. I know why I do what I do. It’s just up to me to do it.