Rick McKee

The Augusta Chronicle | Editorial Cartoonist

  • Children: Jacob and Katie
  • Education: B.A. Graphic Design Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.

About Me

From doodling pictures of the principal in class to skewering the President in the newspaper pages of America, Rick McKee has been cartooning all his life in one form or another. McKee, a native of Tallahassee, Florida, has been editorial cartoonist for The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle since January, 1998 and his editorial cartoons are syndicated by King Features to over 400 newspapers across North America. In 2005, McKee won first place for editorial cartooning in the Georgia Press Association's better Newspaper contest. In 2004, he was named to Georgia Trend magazine's Who's Who in Georgia Media. In addition to newspapers, McKee's award-winning work has appeared in textbooks, newsletters and on web sites around the world. His work has been featured on CNN/Headline News, the Fox News Channel, Newsweek the Washington Post and USA Today. In 2006, McKee was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year. Along with everybody else.

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Latest Comments


32 weeks 1 day ago

Thanks, gaflyboy and Fiat! Unfortunately, this one is too late to make the cut for the book….


34 weeks 2 days ago

Most of you, anyway! If I had drawn the guy black, elf, you'd accuse me of being racist! Some folks wake up looking for ways to be...

38 weeks 6 days ago

That's not me! I rarely put myself in my cartoons. I think I've done it only once. That's just a generic cartoonist.

38 weeks 6 days ago

It's good to be missed. I was working on a little project. More on that later!


42 weeks 6 days ago

"I do not hide behind a brush and ink and paint everyone with a wide brush. …" — Anonymous

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