LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Ramirez, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist, joins the staff of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Publisher and Editor Keith Moyer announced today.
Ramirez won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 1994 while with the Memphis Commercial Appeal and did so again in 2008 when he served as senior editor and editorial cartoonist for Investor's Business Daily.
Ramirez also is a five-time winner of the National Cartoonist Society's Editorial Cartoon Division Award, and is a three-time Sigma Delta Chi, Society of Professional Journalists Award winner. He was a Claremont Institute Lincoln Fellow, an honorary member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, and was recipient of the 2005 National Journalism Award, H.L. Mencken Award and a 2018 National Headliner Award.
"Michael Ramirez brings his keen political mind, wholly unique drawing ability and sophisticated sense of humor full-time to the Review-Journal," Moyer said. "And our readers, online and in print, will no doubt look forward throughout each week to Michael's newsy, on-target conservative takes on politics, American life and the world in general. We are thrilled to have him join our team."
His Review-Journal work will be seen across the world through Ramirez's syndication agreement with Creators Syndicate – which distributes his work to more than 400 media outlets. Ramirez was an editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times from 1997-2005 and is author of "Everyone Has the Right to My Opinion" (Wiley) and "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Obamacare" (Simon & Schuster).
"Whenever I came into town, the Review-Journal was the paper that I read. I feel at home with the Review-Journal," Ramirez said. "In a time when newspapers are cutting back on staff and cutting corners, the Las Vegas Review-Journal stands out as a media company that is expanding, investing in the future and producing the highest quality of journalism on both a local and national level. I am honored to be part of the Review-Journal team."
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SOURCE Las Vegas Review-Journal