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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

Ledger Live for Thursday August 14, 2008 - Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today's show: NJ Transit adds more double-deckers, lottery sales are up in Jers...

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 - 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...

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...

New Jersey citizens leaving the state

Based on the Oct 2007 report by Rutgers U. research associates: Joseph Seneca, James Hughes, and Will Irving, entitled "Where have all the dollars gone?" Mad...

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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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:37:30 -0800

To the Editor: I am writing about the cartoon by Drew Sheneman of The Star-Ledger that appeared on the Times' Opinion page on Friday, Dec. 19. It is interesting that Mr. Sheneman thinks that assisted suicide is a better and more natural death than ...
 
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:11:15 -0800

By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on December 21, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated December 21, 2014 at 7:20 AM. It'll be fun to watch the race to the bottom that's about to ensue as these two grovel and beg for the limited pool of GOP donors.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:22:30 -0800

It's amazing where some people draw the line in relation to their moral viewpoints. Wasting away while opiates flood your blood stream and machines fill your lungs is fine, but making a conscious decision to end your life on your own terms with dignity ...

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:11:15 -0800

Sheneman: Now hiring wildlife image consultants. Print · Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on December 15, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated December 15, 2014 at 7:11 AM. If bears want to rehab their image ...

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:20:17 -0800

Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on December 12, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated December 16, 2014 at 2:52 PM. Santa gave Cuomo and Christie a couple billion dollars for real estate deals. •Your tolls just ...

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 04:17:09 -0800

Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on December 05, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated December 05, 2014 at 12:57 PM. Look up in the sky...it's a bird...it's a plane...it's a governor openly pandering to a special ...

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 04:11:15 -0800

Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on December 07, 2014 at 7:00 AM, updated December 07, 2014 at 7:16 AM. The concrete will make for a better dance floor. •With N.J. red light cameras about to go dark ...

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:26:23 -0800

Sheneman: Christie's leftovers. Print · Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger By Drew Sheneman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger on December 01, 2014 at 12:19 PM, updated December 01, 2014 at 12:24 PM. Tough to swallow.
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