David M. Hitch has been the editorial cartoonist for the Worcester Telegram and Gazette in Worcester, Mass., since 1988. Hitch also contributes to The Best & The Wittiest, a weekly package of at least 25 timely and thought-provoking editorial cartoons, of varied styles and views, from Hitch and other award-winning editorial cartoonists such as John Branch, David M. Hitch, Lee Judge, Jeff Koterba, Jimmy Margulies, Rick McKee, Kevin Siers and Kirk Walters.
He founded a commercial art studio in 1986. In 1988 he self-syndicated a weekly editorial cartoon feature, Stating Opinions, to a dozen Nebraska newspapers.
The National Newspaper Association presented him with its Best Original Cartoon Award in 1987, and in 1989 he won an award for illustration in the New England Associated Press News Executives Association Page Presentation Contest.