In The Press

Post-Gazette Appoints Editorial Cartoonist October 22, 2018

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Publisher and Editor-in-Chief John Robinson Block has announced the appointment of Steve Kelley as the Post-Gazette's new editorial cartoonist.

Mr. Kelley was formerly the editorial cartoonist for the San Diego Union-Tribune and the New Orleans Times- Picayune. A National Cartoonists Society Ruben Award winner, as well as National Headline Award winner, his cartoons are syndicated by Creator's Syndicate worldwide. He is also the co-author of Dustin, a comic strip syndicated to some 325 newspapers by King Features Syndicate.


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‘Rubes’ creator Leigh Rubin to be RIT's first cartoonist-in-residence September 27, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology is getting its first cartoonist-in-residence. Leigh Rubin, creator of Rubes, will spend a week on campus in November talking with students at RIT’s College of Art and Design, School of Individualized Studies and College of Liberal Arts about what it takes to be a successful cartoonist — from branding to working with publishers and syndicators.

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Creators: Leveraging New Publishing and Content Marketing Channels to Give Great Writers and Artists a Worldwide Platform October 19, 2017

Some things change, and some remain the same. Creators got its start in the pre-internet world of newspaper syndication, bringing work by some of the best writers and artists in the business to thousands of publications all over the world. Founder Rick Newcombe and his team have dedicated themselves to representing compelling and controversial voices that inspire public discourse and move society forward. Later, as the content marketplace began to change and the newspaper business began to wane, Creators took inspiration from the writers and artists it syndicated and built new ways to produce and distribute content with a distinct point of view. Today the company is not only a syndicator but an innovative consumer-facing book publisher, tapping into opportunities afforded by new technology to give new authors and creatives access to the audiences they need.

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Creators Publishing: on-demand printing in Hermosa Beach September 05, 2017

Creators Publishing's release, “Bocas,” is a comedic thriller set in a small beach town not unlike its home base of Hermosa Beach. Founded in 2012 to give unique literary voices a world-wide platform, Creators Publishing is a branch of the syndication company Creators founded in 1987 by Rick Newcombe.

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The March of Foolish Things with Thomas Sowell September 04, 2015

Creators columnist Thomas Sowell was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal.

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Digital Funnies July 13, 2015

These days, the pressure of digital media and the growth of mobile have created challenges for syndicates to remain relevant and keep up with the demand from media companies as they adapt to a changing environment.

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