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Matt Wuerker


Matt is the staff cartoonist for Politico. Part of the team that launched Politico in 2006, he provides editorial cartoons, illustrations, caricatures and Web animations for both the print and Web platforms of the publication.

Since the 1980s, Matt’s cartoons have been used widely in publications that range from dailies such as the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and The New York Times to magazines including Newsweek, Time, Smithsonian and The Nation. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 2012 and the Herblock Prize at the Library of Congress and the National Press Foundation’s Berryman Award in 2010.