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Jack Higgins (cartoonist)

Nationality  American
Role  Editorial cartoonist
Name  Jack Higgins

Notable works  Editorial cartoons
Area(s)  cartoonist
Jack Higgins (cartoonist) Jack Higgins editorial cartoons The Killing of David Koschman
Born  August 19, 1954 (age 61) Chicago, Illinois, USA (1954-08-19)
Books  My Kind of 'toon, Chicago is: Political Cartoons
Awards  Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Education  St. Ignatius College Prep

Jack Higgins (born August 19, 1954) is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Jack Higgins (cartoonist) Jack Higgins editorial cartoons The Killing of David Koschman

Early life and career

Higgins was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School and the College of Holy Cross with a B.A. in Economics.

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He began editorial cartooning for its student newspaper before he started freelancing for the Chicago Sun-Times. He became a full-time cartoonist for the paper in 1981. Higgins was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1986; he won in 1989.

Higgins was for many years syndicated through Universal Press Syndicate. He ceased syndication in July 2007, opting to create more local cartoons for his paper.

Awards

  • 1987
  • Award for Outstanding Commentary, Chicago Association of Black Journalists
  • 1988
  • Sigma Delta Chi Award for Editorial Cartooning
  • International Salon of Cartoons, First Prize
  • 1989:
  • Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
  • 1998:
  • Sigma Delta Chi Award for Editorial Cartooning
  • John Fischetti Award
  • 2004:
  • College of the Holy Cross - Sanctae Crucis Award
  • References

    Jack Higgins (cartoonist) Wikipedia


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