Matt Davies Wins 2022 National Headliner Award

From yesterday: 

The 88th National Headliner Award winners honoring the best journalism in the United States in 2021 were announced today. The awards were founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City.


Newsday’s Matt Davies has won the 2022 National Headliner Award for his 2021 editorial cartoons.


Editorial cartoons
First Place
Matt Davies
Judges’ comments: In a field crowded with purse-lipped presidents and “clusters” of guns,
Matt Davies’ entry stood out for its out-of-the-box approach and putting politics in our homes:
Screen time, global warming, vaccines and school shootings were all set in the everyday. His
artistic style is smart and sophisticated. His cartoons leave you impressed, enraged and

Second Place
Stephen P. Breen
The San Diego Union Tribune

Third Place
Michael Ramirez
Las Vegas Review-Journal


© Newsday/Matt Davies

Matt previously won the award in 2017 and finished second in 2007.