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Matt Wuerker

Matt Wuerker 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 the print and Web platforms of the publication. Over the past 25 years, Matt’s cartoons have been used widely in publications that range from dailies like the
Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The Christian Science Monitor to magazines such as Newsweek, Time, and The Smithsonian—to name a few. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 2009 and again in 2010. In 2010 he was awarded the Herblock Prize at the Library of Congress and the National Press Foundation’s Berryman Award.


  • March 29, 2019

    Lights Out

    If a story breaks in a desert and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

    Matt Wuerker

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