Catherine is here today with Liza Donnelly. Liza is a writer and award-winning cartoonist with The New Yorker Magazine, where she has been drawing cartoons about culture and politics for over thirty years. She is also resident cartoonist for CBS News, creating political cartoons and live-drawing for CBS This Morning and special events.
Liza has been a Cultural Envoy for the US State Department, traveling around the world speaking about freedom of speech, cartoons and women’s rights. Liza spoke at TED about using humor to help women around the world, a talk that has since been translated into 38 languages and viewed over one million times.
In 2016, Liza was the first cartoonist to be granted access on location to live draw and tweet the Academy Awards and red carpet, and she will be returning for her third time in 2018.
Liza was profiled on CBS Sunday Morning, MSNBC.com, NBC, has appeared on CBS This Morning, and has been interviewed on radio and in numerous magazines, newspapers and online. Liza’s cartoons and commentary can be seen on various websites: The New Yorker; Politico, CNN; Huffington Post; Salon; Daily Beast; Fusion; Politico; Narrative Magazine.
Her work has appeared in print publications, including The New York Times, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, The Nation, South Hampton Review, Jerusalem Post, and The Harvard Business Review. Liza is the author/editor of eighteen books and is a charter member of the international project, Cartooning for Peace, helping to promote understanding through humor. Her work has been in numerous exhibitions globally, and she has curated exhibits of international cartoonists, here and abroad.
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It’s now time to tune into this one very creative inspirational human being. Enjoy!