AAEC - The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists

2019 AAEC
Annual Convention

September 26-29, 2019
Columbus, OH

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Joel Pett

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Joel Pett

Joel Pett Bio Born Bloomington, Indiana, 1953. Lived in Ibadan, Nigeria, 1959-1964. Travelled in over thirty foreign countries on five continents. College major at Indiana: French. Freelanced for nine years before joining Lexington Herald-Leader in 1984. Joined USAToday as contributing cartoonist in 2002. 3-time finalist for Pulitzer Prize for cartooning, winner in 2000. Robert F Kennedy Journalism Award 1999. Population Institute Global Award Winner 1985. Past president of Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. U.S. State Department cartooning workshops in Cameroun (2000) and Bulgaria (2005). Board member of Cartoonists Rights Network International. Proudest non-cartooning accomplishments: college intramural golf title, shutting out a University of Kentucky player in a game of HORSE, two-second quarry-frisbee-grabbing cameo on TNT. Embarassments: endless
Major Awards
Pulitzer Prize, 2000 - View Winning Cartoons
Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, 1999
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Description of Presentation: Anyone in the business will tell you Pett is one of the best. Outrageously funny, devastatingly quick, well-tailored to each audience. Draws live. G-rated church version to adults-only off-the-record spin. Great at colleges, corporate events, political bashes. A real pro.
Length of Presentation: 30-60 minutes
Availability: Available readily. Enthusiastically willing to speak to all types of groups.
Terms: fees range from gratis to $5,000. (your price may vary. not applicable in parts of the current known universe.)
Setup Needs: varies with audience.
Other Requirements: expenses
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