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Clay Bennett, American cartoonist. Named Editorial Cartoonist of Year, Editor & Public Magazine, 2001; recipient National Headliner award, 1999, 2000, 2004, John Fischetti award, 2002, 2005, Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, 2002, Thomas Nast award, Overseas Press Club, 2006, Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award for Editorial Cartooning, 2007.

Background

Bennett, Clay was born on January 20, 1958 in Clinton, South Carolina, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Art and History, University North Alabama, 1980.

Career

Artist Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Fayetteville Times, Fayetteville, North Carolina. Editorial cartoonist St. Petersburg Times, 1981—1994, Christian Science Monitor, Boston, since 1998. Editorial cartoonist King Features Syndicate, since 1994.

Connections

Married Cindy Procious. Children: Sarah, Matt, Ben.

spouse:
Cindy Procious

children:
Sarah Bennett

Matt Bennett

Ben Bennett