Clay Jones Bio | Wiki
Clay Jones (Full Name: Clayton “Clay” Jones) is a popular American editorial cartoonist who self-syndicates cartoons for newspapers, online news, and CNN. He also provides a weekly cartoon for CNN Opinion’s weekly newsletter, Provoke/Persuade. Clay worked as the staff editorial cartoonist at The Free Lance-Star from 1998 through 2012.
From 2000 until 2012 Clay’s tenure was syndicated to more than 400 publications by Creators Syndicate. Now, Clay is self-syndicating his tenure nationally to more than 50 newspapers and news websites from his website, claytoonz.com, where he also sometimes writes a blog. He sketched cartoons for The Daily Dot in 2014 and 2015.
Clay at times will form an exclusive cartoon for many publications. Formerly, Clay’s tenure was also a feature on the website liberalamerica.org, until he left over disagreements of their policy allowing articles to be released under pseudonyms and other ethical concerns with the site’s news reporting. He shortly came back to The Free Lance-Star in 2014-2015 as a freelancer to provide a weekly cartoon and a weekly caption contest for fredericksburg.com. He contributed a weekly cartoon to The Costa Rica Star from 2016 until 2019.
Clay Jones Age
Clay was born on June 1, 1966, in Fort Hood, Texas, in the United States. He is 57 years old. Clay celebrates his birthday on June 1, every year.
Clay Jones Height
He is a man of average stature. Clay stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx 1.72 m).
Clay Jones Family
He was born in Fort Hood, Texas, to his parents. Clay holds an American nationality. At the moment, Clay has not disclosed any details regarding either his parents or if he has siblings.
Clay Jones Wife
Clay resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He loves to keep his personal life secretive hence Clay has not disclosed any details regarding his marital status. Therefore, it is unknown if Clay is single, dating, or married.
Clay Jones Education
After completing his primary and high school education, Clay studied at Belhaven College.
Clay Jones Cartoons
Clay’s first cartooning tenure was for The Panolian in Batesville, Mississippi where he served from 1989 until 1995. Clay departed the Panolian to serve for the Daily Leader in Brookhaven, Mississippi, which he departed in September of the same year. From the early 1990s until 1997, Clay self-syndicated five cartoons a week to more than 40 newspapers in Mississippi on state subjects, also while providing an exclusive cartoon to the Mississippi Business Journal once a week.
He was employed by The Honolulu Star-Bulletin to fill in for a year while their frequent cartoonist, Corky Trinidad, took a year-long sabbatical. Following departing Honolulu, Clay was employed by The Free Lance-Star. Besides drawing five cartoons a week for the paper, Clay also wrote a daily column and sketched a weekly caption contest. Staff cutbacks removed Clay’s job in August 2012.
Clay did not cartoon again until October 2013 when he began serving for his previous employer on a freelance basis. In February 2014 Clay ended his business relationship with Creators Syndicate to begin his own syndication. A cartoon of Clay’s shared in August 2012, by actor George Takei got more than 900 comments, more than 56,000 likes as well as shared more than 6,000 times.
Clay Jones Music | Band | Guitar
Clay is also a musician and worked as a vocalist, guitar player, and main songwriter for the alternative rock band Corporate T-shirt which launched their only album, No Thanks To Hancock, in 2009.
Clay Jones San Francisco
A cartoon of Clay’s describing President Donald Trump as a national emergency became flashed on January 8, 2018, on the San Francisco Federal Building while Trump was conveying an address from the Oval Office.
Clay Jones Salary
He earns a satisfying amount from his work as an editorial cartoonist who self-syndicates cartoons for newspapers, online news, and CNN. Clay’s average salary is $78,877 per year.
Clay Jones Net Worth
Clay gets his wealth from his work as an editorial cartoonist who self-syndicates cartoons for newspapers, online news, and CNN. Therefore, Clay has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Clay’s estimated net worth is $896,978.
How Old Is Clay Jones
Clay is a 57-year-old who was born on June 1, 1966, in Fort Hood, Texas, in the United States. Clay celebrates his birthday on June 1, every year.
How Tall Is Clay Jones
Clay is a man of average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx 1.72 m).
Who Is Clay Jones
Clay is an editorial cartoonist who self-syndicates cartoons for newspapers, online news, and CNN. From 2000 until 2012 Clay’s tenure was syndicated to more than 400 publications by Creators Syndicate. Clay worked as the staff editorial cartoonist at The Free Lance-Star from 1998 through 2012.
Clay Jones Social Media Handles
Twitter – @claytoonz
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