Jack Ohman, The Sacramento Bee

About Jack

Jack Ohman joined The Sacramento Bee in 2013. He previously worked at the Oregonian, the Detroit Free Press and the Columbus Dispatch. His work is syndicated to more than 200 newspapers by Tribune Media Services. Jack has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the Scripps Foundation Award and the national SPJ Award, and he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 and the Herblock Prize in 2013. Contact Jack at johman@sacbee.com. Twitter: @JACKOHMAN.

Jack's Recent Stories

Health Sep 16

My dad’s death was nothing like I imagined

Editor’s note: This is the fifth and final installment of cartoonist Jack Ohman’s series “The Care Package,” for PBS NewsHour. For years, Ohman imagined the moments leading up to his father’s death a thousand times, but when he…

Health Jul 20

In my dad’s final weeks, I was still in denial

Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment of cartoonist Jack Ohman’s series “The Care Package,” for PBS NewsHour. When editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman’s father only had days left to live, he still wrote checks to pay his bills and…

Health Jun 19

What I wish my dad said before he died

Growing up, Jack Ohman often saw his father with a drink in his hand and little energy to dote over his son. Decades of alcohol consumption left his dad with an entangled series of disabling health problems. In turn, Ohman…

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