Chris Satullo welcomes Tony to Newsworks in a piece you may have heard on the radio on Monday.
Today, at an age when many people are plotting their assault on the early-bird special or tooling around snowbird retreats in a golf cart, Tony Auth begins a new stage in a distinguished career.
After 40-plus years of provoking nods of agreement and howls of outrage as cartoonist for the Philadephia Inquirer, Tony joins WHYY as our digital artist in residence.
Anytime you can welcome a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, as well as an all-around great guy, that’s worth a cheer.
Consider this my version of that cheer.
Ever since word leaked out a few weeks ago that Tony would be coming to WHYY, many people have posed this question with furrowed brow:
“How can you do cartoons on the radio?”