Editorial Positions

Editorial/Comic Strip Cartoonist

About the Position

Editorial cartoons are visual centerpieces of the opinion page. They should be smart and funny while leaving readers thinking about an issue. As you showcase your artwork every week, you’ll learn how to communicate an idea in just one frame. Editorial cartoonists must develop creative ideas and have a unique drawing style as well as opinions and a good understanding of issues. Cartoonists can work on their own time and have the freedom to choose their topics.

Application Materials

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three original cartoons
  • Individual Interview (Invitation Only)

Work Requirements

  • One cartoon per week
  • Weekly opinion staff meeting

Leadership Opportunities

  • After serving as an editorial or comic strip cartoonist, staff members may consider serving in the design department as part of its graphics and illustrations staff