Ed Gamble is starting his 38th year in national syndication . He's been with King Features Syndicate for the past 28 years. Ed was editorial cartoonist for the Nashville ( Tenn.) Banner from 1972 until 1980 and was the cartoonist for The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fl.) from 1980 until 2010.His cartoons have been published in hundreds of newspapers and magazines around the world, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Dallas Morning News, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, USA Today, etc., and overseas in the LeMonde (France), Der Spiegel (Germany), Veja (Brazil), Sanomat (Finland), El Observador (Spain), Panorama (Italy), The Independent (England), etc.
Ed’s cartoons have been exhibited overseas in China and at the American Center in Karachi, Pakistan. His cartoons are permanently displayed at the Texas Depository in Dallas, Texas and at the Ford, Carter, Nixon, Reagan and Bush Presidential Museums.The University of Tennessee in Knoxville has a permanent display of Gamble cartoons in the University Library and has over 6,000 cartoons that Gamble donated to the University. The University of North Florida in Jacksonville has digitilized hundreds of Ed"s cartoons after he donated over 2000 local and state cartoons that were drawn since he joined the Times-Union in 1980. A collection of Ed’s cartoons was published in 1996 by Pelican Publishing Company entitled “You Get Two For The Price Of One!”, with the forewards written by former presidents Gerald Ford and George Bush. He co-authored a book by Regnery Publishing in 1988 with six other nationally recognized cartoonists.
Ed is a third generation journalist from his family. His grandfather, Edward Hill, was a publisher of a small newspaper in Tennessee and later worked with The Miami Herald and Atlanta Constitution. Ed’s mother was a columnist for their hometown newspaper in East Tennessee. He also had two great uncles, three uncles and a twin brother who had newspaper careers.
Gamble earned a B.A. degree in political science at the University of SouthFlorida. He and his wife, Saundra, live in Mandarin, Florida.