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Drew Sheneman (c. 1975) is an American editorial cartoonist. His work, which has appeared in The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey, since 1998, is nationally syndicated by Tribune Media Services.

Biography[edit]

Sheneman was raised in New Jersey, but he attended college at Central Michigan University, where he began cartooning for the college's newspaper, Central Michigan Life. While he was in college, he interned at The Detroit News and The Oakland Press.[1] During his college years, he was recognized by the Scripps Howard Foundation, which gave him a National Journalism Award and stated, "What we have in Drew Sheneman is a thoroughly professional cartoonist ready to move directly to a metropolitan newspaper and perform his stint on the editorial page." [2] In 1998, Sheneman graduated from CMU with an art degree.[1]

Upon his graduation from college, Sheneman was hired by The Star Ledger, becoming the youngest full-time editorial cartoonist in the United States at the age of 23.[1] His cartoons, which are syndicated nationally by TMS, have also appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post, among others.[1] Sheneman joined many other cartoonists at the 2004 Republican National Convention and 2004 Democratic National Convention, traveling to New York City and Boston, respectively, to cover the proceedings. He has not visited any such conventions since then.[3]

"Cowboy," a 2003 editorial cartoon Sheneman published fifteen days before the United States invaded Iraq, won him the Vic Cantone Editorial Cartoon Award from the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.[4]

Sheneman lives in Bedminster Township with his family.[1]

Awards[edit]

Sheneman has won several awards for his editorial cartooning:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Drew Sheneman". Tribune Media Services. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Scripps Howard Foundation Announces 1996 National Journalism Award Winners". Scripps Howard Foundation. The E.W. Scripps Company. 1996-03-19. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Tornoe, Rob (2008-09-02). "For New Jersey cartoonists, the best view of the convention is from behind their drafting table". PolitickerNJ. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  4. ^ a b "2004 Deadline Club Awards". Deadline Club – New York City chapter, the Society of Professional Journalists. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "AAEC - John Locher Memorial Award - Past Winners". The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 

External links[edit]


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Ledger Live: Drew Sheneman's take on Obama

Ledger Live for Friday January 15th, 2009 - Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today's show: President-elect Barack Obama will soon take over the White House...

Ledger Live - 08-14-08

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Ledger Live: State worker furloughs and drag queens

Ledger Live for Friday March 27th, 2009 - Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today's show: Host Brian Donohue talks with Star-Ledger editorial cartoonist Dre...

Ledger Live - 09-23-08

Ledger Live for Tuesday September 23, 2008 - Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today's show: Taxpayers may aid Meadowlands Aquarium, Drew Sheneman talks abo...

Ledger Live - 11-20-08

Ledger Live for Thursday November 20th, 2008 - Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today's show: Corzine has a new plan for school funding: Cartoonist Drew Sh...

Ledger Live - 07-30-08

Ledger Live for Wednesday, July 30, 2008 - Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today's show: A Newark man sets himself on fire, reactions to Sharpe James' sen...

New Jersey citizens leaving the state

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Should I Stay or Should I Go: Three case studies of people leaving New Jersey

Ledger Live for Sunday May 16th, 2010 - Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today's show: We talk to Prestige Wealth Management of Flemington to find the trut...

The Sheneman Fam and The Fox

My family thought it would be fun to make our own version of The Fox.

Sheneman's run of bulls piece 4-25

Dance.

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 04:24:55 -0800

Sheneman:Chris Christie, Homecoming King. Print · Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on November 07, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated November 07, 2014 at 7:20 AM. Christie is kind of like a divorced dad.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:11:15 -0800

By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on November 24, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated November 24, 2014 at 7:15 AM. On the bright side, those are some spectacular ocean views. • Oceanfront homeowners on LBI sue over town taking their ...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:11:15 -0800

By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on November 23, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated November 23, 2014 at 7:15 AM. Somebody should tell the folks down at the Daily Show that Christie has been representing the folks of swing states for a few ...

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:11:15 -0800

Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on November 21, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated November 21, 2014 at 7:16 AM. Other possible uses for the vacant hotel: -World's largest Starbucks -Set for a remake of the ...

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 04:11:15 -0800

By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on November 16, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated November 16, 2014 at 7:15 AM. I wish the inner workings of the Port Authority were as interesting as the rituals of a secret society, but the reality is that it's ...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:30:23 -0700

Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on October 31, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated October 31, 2014 at 7:23 AM. I wonder what the governor dressed up as for halloween when he was a kid? Fireman? War hero ...

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 04:16:47 -0800

Am I the only one who's seen the Martin Scorcese classic 'Casino'? Unregulated sports gambling will invariably lead to drugs, corruption and bookies in bright pink sports coats being blown across the parking lot by car bombs. I don't care how good Joe ...
 
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Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on November 02, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated November 02, 2014 at 7:02 AM. I can't wait for President Christie to have his first meeting with Vladimir Putin. Needless to ...
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