Ariail wins 70th annual Green Eyeshade Award for editorial cartooning

July 1, 2020

Veteran SC editorial cartoonist, Robert Ariail, has won the 70th annual Green Eyeshade Award for editorial cartooning. The awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, recognize the best in journalism in an 11-state southeastern regional competition.

This is Robert’s seventh Green Eyeshade Award since he began cartooning professionally in 1984.

Ariail has also won international, national and state accolades including: The United Nations Ranan Lurie Award; The National Press Foundation’s Berryman Award; The Overseas Press Club’s Thomas Nast Award; The National Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award; The National Headliner Award; The South Carolina Gold Addy Award; The Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts; The South Carolina Press Association President’s Award for lifetime achievement and numerous SC Press Association awards.

In addition, Ariail has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times.

Robert Ariail’s cartoons are distributed to over 600 newspapers by Andrews McMeel Syndicate. Robert’s South Carolina cartoons are self-syndicated to newspapers throughout the state.

See Robert Ariail’s recent cartoons on Who’s On The Move websites here.