Andrew Wahl published his first newspaper, The Shooting Star, at the tender age of five; hes remained active in journalism ever since.
A passion for editorial cartooning developed during Andrews senior year in high school. He went on to cartoon professionally for several newspapers in the Pacific Northwest, including The (Everett, Wash.) Herald, The (Longview, Wash.) Daily News and The Wenatchee World.
Today, the primary outlet for Andrews new editorial cartoons is his own Off the Wahl Perspective Blog. His self-syndicated work also appears in several print and online publications.
Andrew has won several awards for his editorial cartooning, including first-place honors from the National Federation of Press Women in 1998. In 2006, he received a second Citation of Excellence from the Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards, an international competition held by the United Nations; he was the first American cartoonist to earn that honor in consecutive years.
A 1996 graduate of the University of Washington-Bothell (liberal studies, with dual emphasis in comparative American and international studies), Andrew is currently pursuing a masters in liberal studies (emphasis in history) through Kansas Fort Hays State University.
Andrew can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.