Press Releases

Trailblazing journalist Georgie Anne Geyer dies at age 84

Kansas City, MO (May 17, 2019) — Andrews McMeel Syndication (AMS) announces with great sorrow the passing of columnist Georgie Anne Geyer on Wednesday. A true pioneer among women journalists covering foreign affairs, Geyer brought insight, compassion...Read More >

David Steinberg Named Editor of Universal Crossword

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2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest Winner Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 10, 2018) – National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation (NSNCEF) has announced the winner of the 2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest, which recognizes the outstanding work of aspiring journalists. The NSNCEF has awarded the 2018...Read More >

AMU Announces New Licensing Website

Kansas City, MO (August 10, 2018) — Andrews McMeel Universal is proud to announce the launch of its robust new licensing website, AMU Licensing, a one-stop shop that provides easy access to purchase and download comics and editorial features directly for use...Read More >

Garfield Celebrates 40 Years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 19, 2018)—Andrews McMeel Syndication (AMS) is pleased to announce the 40th anniversary of world-renowned comic strip Garfield. Created by multitalented cartoonist Jim Davis, Garfield made its newspaper debut on June 19,...Read More >