Cartoon Gallery | Stephen Breen
2007 Winner: Stephen Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune
Pulitzer Prize-winner Steve Breen, Copley News Service’s youngest cartoonist, is fast developing a reputation for provocative political cartoons that have captured the attention of some of the nation's premier publications. A Southern California native, Breen spent much of his childhood at home reading Mad magazine while his friends were off at the beach. Although he earned a degree in political science and a U. S. history teaching credential, Breen was hooked on cartooning as a career after one of his cartoons was published in Newsweek when he was only 19 years old.
He won the John Locher and Charles M. Schulz cartooning awards for his work on the student newspaper at the University of California at Riverside. Breen has been an editorial cartoonist at The San Diego Union-Tribune Since July 2001. Prior to that he was at New Jersey's Asbury Park Press. He has been syndicated by Copley News Service since 1997.
Breen is the author and illustrator of two childrens' books published by Dial Books, Stick (2007) and Violet The Pilot (2008). He lives in San Diego with his wife and four children. He enjoys reading, running, playing the guitar and watching old movies on cable.
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- The “Feddie” Award for Reporting on Federal Rules and Local Impact
- Everett McKinley Dirksen Awards for Distinguished Reporting of Congress
- Clifford K. & James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons
- Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
- Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award
- Excellence in Online Journalism Award