/Mississippi Today names Marshall Ramsey Editor-at-Large

Mississippi Today names Marshall Ramsey Editor-at-Large

Ramsey, who has been an editorial cartoonist at the Clarion Ledger for twenty-two years, will join the nonpartisan and nonprofit news and media organization on January 2, 2019. Andy Lack, founder of Mississippi Today, said that Marshall Ramsey will be joining them. “MississippiToday.org will be the new home for his renowned cartoons and sharp editorial insights. Marshall will also travel to Mississippi to fulfill our mission of inspiring civic engagement by convening readers on issues that are important to Mississippians. We are proud to have Marshall as a journalist in our team.” Ramsey was a Pulitzer Finalist twice (2002 and 2006. Creators Syndicate syndicates his editorial cartoons nationally and they have appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. Clarion-Ledger. Ramsey has been featured on CNN and FOX news. He is also the author of many successful books including three cartoon collections, two short stories collections, and “Banjo’s Dream,” a children’s book. “Joining Mississippi Today gives you an amazing opportunity to work alongside an exceptional team that tells Mississippi’s most compelling stories,” Ramsey said. Ramsey said, “And I get to travel the state that I love – that is a bonus. I am eager to create editorial cartoons and interview the state’s most fascinating newsmakers. Ramsey has a large social media following. His tribute to President George H.W. His tribute to President George H.W. Bush became viral and reached millions of people. Ramsey hosts the weekly radio show “Now You’re talking with Marshall Ramsey” as well as the television program “Conversations On Mississippi Public Broadcasting.” He was awarded the Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence Award (GIVE) in 2012 and serves as the emcee for the annual event. ***