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In this edition of Mississippi Stories, Mississippi Today Editor-at-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down fellow editorial cartoonist, Scott Stantis. Stantis, the editorial cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune, lives in Birmingham, Ala. and was once the cartoonist for the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal and the Birmingham News.

He and Ramsey talk about what makes cartooning in the South so special, their careers, and what it is like to obtain a dream only to experience the demise of the editorial cartooning profession.



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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.