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

4 years 41 weeks ago

Ashton, good question, and thanks for signing your name. I forwarded it to our Editorial Page Editor, Michael Ryan, since I thought he'd...

4 years 41 weeks ago

Being criticized for unsigned editorials, (hardly unique to the Chronicle) by anonymous posters is giving me my USDA recommended daily...

4 years 44 weeks ago

Zoe, I wouldn't have it any other way!

4 years 44 weeks ago

Hey seenit, thanks! Yes, I do know Mike. I used to work in the AJC art dept. many (many) years ago and I met him there. Plus, the...

4 years 44 weeks ago

Heh heh, JC, no doubt!

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